Pashinyan contacts Putin urgent Armenia-Russia consultations

October 31, 2020 – 10:35 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has addressed a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin to begin urgent consultations to determine the types and the amount of assistance that Russia can provide to to ensure its security, amid Azerbaijan’s aggression.

In the letter he sent on Saturday, October 31, Pashinyan detailed the situation created by the Azerbaijani-Turkish military aggression against Nagorno and the challenges that have emerged.

The Armenian PM stressed, in particular, the transfer of mercenary terrorists from the Middle East and their participation in hostilities from the Azerbaijani side.

“Given that hostilities are closing in on Armenia’s borders and that encroachments have already taken place on the territory of Armenia, the Armenian Prime Ministers has appealed to the Russian President to begin urgent consultations to determine the types and the amount of assistance that Russia can provide to Armenia to ensure its security, based on the allied relations between Armenia and Russia and Article 2 of the Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance signed on August 29, 1997,” the letter said.

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