Parliament Members Voice Concerns on Recent Violence in Russia

During a briefing on Friday–parliament members voiced their concerns over the recent violence against Armenia’s in Russia.

Head of the ARF faction Hrayr Karapetyan said the ARF has presented its deep concerns to the Russian embassy in Yerevan. He also said that the killings of Armenia’s in Russia have nothing to do with Russian state policy. He added–"We can’t understand the logic of the Russian policy." He closed his statement by saying the foreign ministry of Armenia and the Armenian-Russian intergovernmental commission has a lot to do in this regard.

Head of the Justice faction Stepan Demirchyan–head of the National Unity Artashes Geghamyan and other deputies also commented on the recent racism and violence against Armenia’s in Russia. Demirchyan stated that we must not tolerate the situation and expect more action taken against the Russian neo-Nazi groups responsible for the violence.


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