Relations with Russia of special importance for Armenia: Pashinyan

Relations with Russia of special importance for Armenia: Pashinyan

PanARMENIAN.Net - Relations with Russia are of special importance for Armenia, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has said in an interview with the Defense Ministry’s Zinuzh (Armed Forces) program.

The Prime Minister’s spokesman, Arman Yeghoyan, on Friday, September 7 published a teaser from the interview, according to which Pashinyan has said that relations between Armenia and Russia should become “more strategic and more friendly.”

In the interview, the Prime Minister has also weighed in on the fighting capacity and the build-up of the Armenian Armed Forces, the mechanisms of the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, as well as issues concerning Armenia-Russia cooperation and the activity of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.

The program will air on Saturday evening.

Pashinyan is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Saturday.

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