Armenia hopes for Ukraine peace after deadly clashes in Kiev

Armenia hopes for Ukraine peace after deadly clashes in Kiev


Armenia regrets the latest spate of violence in Ukraine resulting in dozens of victims, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday.

In comments to the state-run Armenpress news agency Tigran Balayan spoke about Yerevan’s attitude towards the events in Kiev where at least 26 people were killed and hundreds were injured as a result of clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces.

“We deeply regret the tens of victims as a result of clashes in Kiev. Ukraine is a friendly country for Armenia. We hope that the sides will resume talks to achieve a peaceful settlement of contentious issues,” the Foreign Ministry spokesman said.