The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia talked to the relatives of the captured servicemen via a video call

21 December, 2020
On December 21, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia Vagharshak Harutyunyan gave, via a video call, clarifications to the parents and relatives of the servicemen captured by the Azerbaijani servicemen in the Hin Tagher-Khtsaberd sector of the Republic of Artsakh.

The Minister of Defence noted that everything possible is being done for the quick settlement of the issue. In particular, according to Vagharshak Harutyunyan, the list of the 62 captured servicemen has already been transferred to the International Committee of the Red Cross and their personal files have been sent to the European Court of Human Rights. The issue is also in the focus of the leadership of the Russian peacekeeping contingent deployed in Artsakh.

Vagharshak Harutyunyan assured the relatives of the servicemen that the Ministry of Defence is doing everything possible to return the captured servicemen to the Homeland and that there are no misinterpretations in this issue: the main goal of both the relatives of the servicemen and the Ministry of Defence is to return all our captives to the homeland safe and sound.