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Moscow condemns police station seizure in Armenia

Source: Asbarez | Friday, 22 July 2016
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Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (Source:  Artyom Geodakyan)

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (Source: Artyom Geodakyan)

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.




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