The Russian Embassy in Armenia has issued a statement on the tragic murder in Gyumri of a family of six. The statement reads, in part:
“We are shocked by this terrible crime. We mourn with the Armenian people. We offer our condolences to the families and friends of the victims.
The perpetrators of this vicious crime should be given the most severe punishment.
The competent bodies of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation are taking all necessary measures with a view of ensuring a fair and comprehensive investigation of the incident.
The investigative groups are coordinating efforts in full compliance with the Agreement of the Presence of the 102nd Russian military base on the territory of the Republic of Armenia.”