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Putin says Russia has no problems with Armenia


Vladimir Putin in Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok
Vladimir Putin in Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok

Russian President Vladimir Putin assured the international community that Russia maintains strong and friendly relations with Armenia, dispelling rumors of any diplomatic rift. Speaking at the 8th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Putin emphasized that there are no issues between the two nations and reaffirmed the constant communication between the Russian government and Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia.


Addressing the attendees of the forum, Putin stated, “We have no problems with Armenia. We keep in touch with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. He has sent me a detailed letter. We are in contact with him, we have no problems here with Armenia, and there are no problems with Prime Minister Pashinyan.”


Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian meet in Moscow, May 25, 2023.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian meet in Moscow, May 25, 2023.

The statement from President Putin came amidst speculation regarding the state of Armenian-Russian relations. He made it clear that the lines of communication between the leaders are open and that there has been no deviation in the positive trajectory of Armenian-Russian relations.


The announcement was met with relief by both Armenian and Russian officials, as well as international observers, who have been closely monitoring the situation.


Armenia, a country located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, has historically shared deep-rooted ties with Russia. The reassurance from the Russian President further cements the bilateral relationship, which is crucial for the stability and development of the region.



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