Armenia Continues To Voice Anti-Russian Sentiments - FM Mirzoyan Addresses“Growing Problems” With Moscow


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 31. Armenia's ForeignMinister Ararat Mirzoyan said that it is“impossible to hide” thegrowing problems in Yerevan's relations with Russia, Trend reports.

“The problems that exist in the relationship with Russia areimpossible to hide,” said Mirzoyan during a press briefing withjournalists in Buenos Aires.

At the same time, the FM pointed out that“Armenia is ready tomove closer to the EU as long as the EU is ready to welcomeArmenia”.

Mirzoyan also took the opportunity to once again accuseAzerbaijan of“ethnic cleansing” and expressed the opinion thatBaku allegedly has no intention of making peace with Yerevan.

Meanwhile, a trilateral meeting is scheduled to be held betweenArmenian Prime Minister Pashinyan, US Secretary of State Blinken,and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on April 5.The sides are expected to sign a document on security guaranteesfor Armenia.

The upcoming meeting in Brussels is causing concern in Russia,top Moscow officials say.

“Washington, Brussels, and Yerevan pretend to be perplexed whythe upcoming high-level meeting between Armenia, the EU, and the USon April 5 causes 'concern' for many. They claim it is not directedagainst any third party. Such events cause concern in Russiabecause US and EU representatives openly tell our partners thattheir main focus is exclusively against Russia. They say itoutright,” said Maria Zakharova, Spokesperson for Russia's MFA.

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