YEREVAN (Sputnik) – The Russian Embassy in Yerevan on Thursday accused an Armenian newspaper of publishing “slanderous fabrications” about ambassador Sergey Kopyrkin.
The Hraparak each day revealed an article alleging that members of the Armenian opposition are dissatisfied with Kopyrkin, who was claimed to be in shut contact with a number of of the nation’s political events over Russia’s alleged makes an attempt to maintain Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in workplace.
In an announcement revealed on Facebook, the Russian Embassy in Yerevan stated that it was prepared to work together with journalists who’re guided by the ideas of objectivity and honesty, and referred to as on Hraparak to retract the article.
Pashinyan has confronted calls to resign ever for the reason that current battle in Nagorno-Karabakh got here to a detailed on November 9, ensuing in Azerbaijan making substantial territorial beneficial properties.
The prime minister has instructed holding early parliamentary elections in 2021 amid the unrest, though opposition events have referred to as for Pashinyan to resign earlier than the holding of any vote.