The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia met with the relatives of the missing servicemen

16 December, 2020
On December 16, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia Vagharshak Harutyunyan met with the relatives of the missing servicemen.

The Minister of Defence listened to their concerns, questions and suggestions, clarified the issues related to the exchange of the captives and search for the missing persons in the territories that are under the control of Azerbaijan. Vagharshak Harutyunyan emphasized that the search operations are underway and the issues raised are regularly discussed with the colleagues of the International Committee of the Red Cross and leadership of the Russian peacekeeping contingent.

The Minister of Defence touched upon the issues related to the DNA research and informed that more efforts are being made in this direction. He also informed that the search operations being carried out in Artsakh are coordinated by the representative of the Ministry of Defence and noted that the relatives of the servicemen will be provided with more clarifications.