The Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, Alen Simonian, will not participate in the meeting of representatives of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). This event will take place in the Russian capital on December 19.
This was reported on Tuesday by the rbc.ua portal, citing the publication “NewsArmenia”.
“President of the National Assembly of Armenia A. Simonian will not participate in the meeting of the Council of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly, which will be held in Moscow on December 19,” said the press secretary of the President of the Armenian Parliament. , Covinar Khachatrian.
It should be noted that the delegation of the Armenian National Assembly will not participate in the meeting.
“UN. In an official letter, Simonian informed the head of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin of his decision not to visit Moscow,” reported C. Khachatrian.
“rbc.ua” reminds that Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan ignored the November 23 CSTO summit held in Minsk.
In a previous interview with the Wall Street Journal, N. Pashinyan said that Azerbaijan’s actions and the CSTO’s inaction had prompted Armenia to “diversify its relations in the field of security.”
Experts and political scientists say that Armenia is preparing to completely withdraw from the CSTO.
The members of the CSTO are Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
Source: The Delfi