Issue of promoting the recognition of Genocide of South Ossetian people not discussed with Artsakh FM – foreign ministry
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 21, ARMENPRESS/ARTSAKHPRESS. Foreign minister of Artsakh Masis Mayilian is in South Ossetia on a working visit where he met with the top officials of the country.
One of the reports about these meetings said that, Artsakh FM Masis Mayilian has allegedly noted that the Republic of Artsakh is ready to support the recognition of the Genocide of the South Ossetian people. Artsakhpress News Agency asked Information and Public Relations Department of the Artsakh Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs to comment the information.
-How would you comment on the report of the South Ossetian news agency on the readiness of the Republic of Artsakh to promote the issue of recognition of the Genocide of the South Ossetian people?
-First of all, it should be stressed that during numerous bilateral meetings with our counterparts in South Ossetia, the issue of promoting the recognition of the Genocide of the South Ossetian people was not raised by the South Ossetian side. At the same time, it should be noted that Artsakh and South Ossetia have established close and trusting relations, and there are no closed topics for discussion.
It is this stance that was expressed by Foreign Minister of the Republic of Artsakh Masis Mayilian during the joint press conference with the Foreign Minister of South Ossetia.