Georgia's Poti Port has confirmed that military equipment was transported to Armenia from France through Georgia, APM Terminals Poti told regarding this to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Georgian Service, APA Tbilisi correspondent reports.
“We would like to stress that this cargo has entered from a European Union country – France and was directed to an unsanctioned country – Armenia. Additionally, in the absence of specific instructions from the Georgian government and restrictions imposed by international regulators, APM Terminals Poti, a multipurpose port in Georgia and in the region, does not have the means to refuse to accept unsanctioned cargo without reason,” the statement of the Port notes.
Note that there were reports on Saturday that the French armored military equipment was transported to Armenia through Georgia.
On the night of November 11-12, ACMAT Bastion brand multi-purpose armored vehicles and various military equipment, intended to be delivered to the Armenian army, were loaded at the Poti Port, Georgia, and sent to Armenia.
Recall that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan in a statement condemned France sending Armenia ACMAT Bastion brand multi-purpose armored vehicles and various military equipment.
Armenian Ministry of Defense did not comment on the news about the supply of French armored vehicles to the country