Мeeting of the Deputy Foreign Minister with the heads of diplomatic representations accredited to Armenia27 May, 2021
On May 27, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Avet Adonts and Deputy Head of the Operative Response Department of the General Staff of the Republic of Armenia, Colonel Norayr Karapetyan held a meeting with the heads of diplomatic representations accredited to Armenia.
Avet Adonts presented the provocative actions of the Azerbaijani military units, infiltrated in the sovereign territory of the Republic of Armenia since May 12, as a result of which, in the early morning of May 27, six servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia have been captured by the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan in the bordering area of Gegharkunik region of the Republic of Armenia.
Colonel Karapetyan presented the details of the incident, noting that the captured servicemen of the Armed Forces of Armenia did not cross the state border of Armenia and were captured at a depth of 800 meters from the state border of Armenia.
The Deputy Foreign Minister underscored that Armenia expects an immediate and addressed response from the partner countries as well as their efficient intervention, including exerting direct influence on Azerbaijan to immediately cease the assaults against the Republic of Armenia and to return its Armed Forces to their starting positions as of May 10. “The Republic of Armenia reserves the right under the UN Charter to undertake the necessary and adequate steps to protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity and to ensure the security of its population,” the Deputy Foreign Minister added.