Prosecutor General’s office opens corruption investigation following CivilNet report

  • Armenia’s Prosecutor General’s Office launched an investigation after CivilNet published a story alleging illicit enrichment by Artyom Smbatyan, the deputy head of the country’s State Revenue Committee.
  • Armen Grigoryan, the head of Armenia’s Security Council, and Hikmet Hajiyev, a senior foreign policy advisor to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, waged a war of words over Karabakh.
  • Maria Zakharova, the spokesperson for Russia’s Foreign Ministry, again accused the European Union of meddling in Armenia-Azerbaijan peace efforts.

Credits: Ruptly