MOSCOW (ArmRadio)—Moscow condemns the seizure of the police station in Yerevan and supports the measures taken by the Armenian authorities, Spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova told a briefing, RIA Novosti reports.
“We strongly condemn the armed attack on the headquarters of the patrol service in Yerevan, which resulted in the death of a law-enforcement officer. We consider that these criminal expressions that pose a threat to the life and health of the citizens are unacceptable,” Zakharova said.
According to her, Moscow supports the measures taken by the Armenian authorities. “We hope they [the measures] will help settle the situation as soon as possible, release the hostages, carry out a thorough investigation and punish those guilty,” she said.