Anna Danibekyan, the presiding judge in the trial of the criminal case against Armenia’s second President Robert Kocharyan and several other former senior officials, on Wednesday denied the defense’s motion for her self-recusal.
The National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia has found out that $148,535 declared worth of processed diamonds were imported to Armenia from the United Arab Emirates and declared in the name of a company operating in Armenia with a customs value of 72,014,112 drams.
Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan has released a new report, stating that “information derived from interrogation of Armenian prisoners in Azerbaijan can neither be used as evidence, nor can serve against them as a basis for their criminal prosecution”.
On December 28, 2020, the Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations addressed a letter to the UN Secretary General, which was distributed to the UN General Assembly and the Security Council.
The spokeswoman of Armenia’s Ministry of Justice denies media reports that the ministry has received a draft treaty which is allegedly planned to be signed between Armenia and Azerbaijan during an upcoming trilateral meeting in Moscow.
Ombudsman of Armenia Arman Tatoyan has issued a statement, noting that “any factor, including periodically published untrue information on armed conflicts by the Azerbaijani sources or any provocation of armed conflict cannot be a reason for the disruption or suspension of the most important humanitarian process”.
Newspaper: Armenia FM punishing CSTO?Hraparak daily of the Republic of Armenia (RA) writes: Secretary of the SC [(Security Council)] Armen Grigoryan was participating from Armenia in the joint session of the CSTO Foreign Ministers, Defense Ministers, and SC secretaries yesterday.