YEREVAN. – Zhoghovurd newspaper talked to Russian ambassador in Yerevan and Armenian ambassador in Moscow to understand whether President of Russia Vladimir Putin is going to visit Armenia for the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council on October 1.
Russian diplomat Sergey Kopyrkin said “we assume that that a Supreme Council meeting will be held in Armenia and the Russian leader should be here.”
Meanwhile, Armenian ambassador Vardan Toghonyan said they had not received information on the absence of any of the high ranking participants of the meeting.
“So, Putin will come to Armenia,” the newspaper writes.
Asked whether the rumors about Putin’s intention to visit second president Robert Kocharyan in custody are true, the ambassador said: “It is unacceptable in politics to be guided by unverified information, gossip and rumors. Now we are at the preparation phase.”