On September 28, the Head of the RA NA With Honor Faction Artur Vanetsyan and the Secretary Hayk Mamijanyan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to RA John Gallagher.
Welcoming the Ambassador, Artur Vanetsyan touched upon the irreversible consequences of the 44-day war unleashed by Azerbaijan against Artsakh. The Head of the Faction has underlined that Azerbaijan does not return the Armenian prisoners of war and the other detained persons, which the latter obligated by November 9 statement. He also spoke about the inhuman attitude towards the captives detained in that country, as well as the ongoing false judicial processes.
The Head of the Faction expressed conviction that the Artsakh issue should be solved within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmanship, maintaining the inseparable law of the Artsakh people’s self-determination. He considered inadmissible the encroachments of the Azerbaijani armed forms towards the RA sovereign territory.
John Gallagher in his turn the settlement of the Artsakh problem within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmanship. He has talked about the Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia project, which is also implemented with the support of the British Government. The project is directed to the development of the parliament capacities.
Hayk Mamijanyan touched upon the NK negotiation process omissions, noted that their Faction would use the toolset of the parliamentary oversight. The Secretary of the Faction detailed their guidelines in overcoming the challenges facing our country. He talked about the criminal cases brought against the opposition MPs.
The agenda of the possible cooperation between opposition and power in the legislative work was referred to.