Russia views Armenian call for exit of Russian border guards from Yerevan as unfriendly

Maria Zakharova, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman

© APA | Maria Zakharova, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman

# 28 February 2024 16:26 (UTC +04:00)

Russia views a remark by Armenian Parliament Speaker Alen Simonyan who called for withdrawing Russian border guards from Zvartnots International Airport in Yerevan as an unfriendly step, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, APA reports citing TASS.

"We view this as yet another unfriendly step by a Yerevan official," the Russian diplomat told a press briefing.

According to Zakharova, Moscow has not yet received any Armenian requests regarding this issue.

Earlier, Simonyan urged the withdrawal of Russian border guards from Yerevan Airport.

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