Draft gas agreement between European Union and Azerbaijan is a stab in the back of Armenians: French senator
The draft gas agreement between the European Union and Azerbaijan is a stab in the back of Armenians. Bruno Retailleau, a member of the French Senate, wrote about this on Twitter.
“We cannot defend the victims while bargaining with the executioners. On behalf of France, Emmanuel Macron must condemn this evil agreement,” the senator said.
Paris is concerned about the closure of the Lachin Corridor and calls for its opening: Spokesperson of French Foreign Ministry
France is concerned about the closure of the Lachin Corridor and calls for its opening in order to prevent a humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh. Press secretary of the French Foreign Ministry, Anne-Claire Legendre, stated in an interview with RTVI.
“Today, we are extremely concerned about the closure of the Lachin Corridor and constantly demand that it should be opened to deliver food and humanitarian aid to the population. There is a real danger of a serious humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh,” said the Spokesperson of the French Foreign Ministry, adding that Paris supports the resumption of negotiations between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The diplomat noted that France supports the European mediation efforts, and reminded that the summit held in Prague last year was convened thanks to President Emmanuel Macron.
Lilit Makunts discussed with congresswoman Judy Chu the challenges created for the Armenian population of Artsakh due to the blockade of the corridor
On February 3, RA Ambassador to the USA Lilit Makunts had an online meeting with Congresswoman Judy Chu. This was reported by the RA Embassy in the USA.
"During the meeting, the peace agenda between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the issue of Armenian prisoners of war held in Azerbaijan, and the challenges created for the Armenian population of Artsakh as a result of the blocking of the Lachin Corridor were discussed. The ambassador highly appreciated the congressman's support for issues important to Armenia," the message states.
Armenia should shake the hand of peace reached by Turkey and Azerbaijan - Turkish Defense Minister
Armenia should shake the hand of peace reached by the presidents of Turkey and Azerbaijan. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said this in an interview with Milliyet newspaper.
"There is no point in having some illusions under the influence of others. We call on Armenia to seize this opportunity," he said.