On 3 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan convoked a meeting of the NKR Security Council dedicated to the transfer to the criminal perfidiously decapitated the sleeping Armenian officer to Azerbaijan and its immediate release by that state.
In his speech Bako Sahakyan noted that this criminal deal has generated a deep anger amid the world-spread Armenians, including that of Artsakh. Bako Sahakyan said that the incident reflects the loathsome moral and political atmosphere reigning in Azerbaijan, which is the continuation of fascist ideology and genocidal policy. It is a blatant violation of democratic principles and human rights and must be condemned by the civilized mankind.
Bako Sahakyan qualified this monstrous deed as a hard blow to the negotiation process and the mediation mission of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair countries. The Artsakh President underlined that such actions of the adversary, his subversive aggressive behavior cannot and will never be unrequited.
Within this context, Mr. Sahakyan gave corresponding instructions to the defense and foreign ministries as well as to other interested structures.
Issues related to economic indicators of the first eight months of 2012 were also discussed during the meeting of the Security Council.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan and other officials were invited to the meeting, reports Artsakh President's Press Office.