The yearend sitting of the Armenian State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons took place at the Ministry of Defense. The sitting was chaired by President of the Commission, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan. Issues related to the work done in 2012 were discussed, the action plan for 2013 was determined.
Members of the Commission briefed on the work done over the year and came forth with proposals. It was noted that the activity of the Commission yielded concrete results in 2012. It was stressed, however, that the work would be more effective if Azerbaijan acted within the framework of international norms and refrained from creating artificial obstacles.
Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan noted in his speech that in 2013 the Commission will further deepen the cooperation with international structures to ensure the return of the Armenian hostages from Azerbaijan.