the Head of the government of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan had to enter into a public dispute with a Russian media Manager Margarita Simonyan. Editor-in-chief of TV channel RT that the West is called propaganda, accused the Prime Minister that Yerevan has now become a “beachhead of anti-Russian forces in the Caucasus”, the politician replied, referring to the policy toward the unrecognized Karabakh.
Simonyan argued that, despite coming from Moscow “the long-term good and protection,” the government of the Republic did not recognize the Russian Crimea. It Pashinyan in the air of RBC said that his country has recognized the independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic that has not prevented it to act as a guarantor of NKR’s security.
Another claim Simonyan was that Pashinyan came to power, put the former President Robert Kocharyan, who was the “constant ally” of Russia. The Prime Minister replied that an ally of Russia the people of Armenia, and not some political figures, who so position themselves.
Pashinyan said, and the words instructor for the RT about the existence of Armenia anti-Russian nonprofit organizations (NPOs). He stated that such structures have appeared at a time when Russia “there was no doubt Pro-Russian aspirations of the Armenian government” — namely the presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Kocharyan.
Earlier, the head of Russia Vladimir Putin said that the escalation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border inspires Moscow great concern.