Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan announced that will not come to Moscow for the Victory parade, which will be held June 24. Previously, he accepted the invitation to attend the parade, but then contracted the coronavirus COVID-19. Mr. Pashinyan spoke about his illness on June 1.”I regret to inform You that you will not be able to attend the events marking the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war,— said in a letter to the Prime Minister of Armenia the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.— As you know, with great pleasure I accepted Your invitation and was going to visit Moscow to participate in the celebrations. However, as it later turned out, the current epidemiological situation does not allow me to make this visit. Based on this, I decided to refrain from my trip to Moscow.”Recall, a military parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory of coronavirus has been rescheduled for June 24 — day historical parade in 1945. Before the pandemic invitations were sent to heads of many States. The Kremlin said that now the invitations are sent only to the CIS heads of state and other guests will be addressed “by the situation.” Agreed to come, in particular, the Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko. Also in Moscow there will arrive the President of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and Uzbekistan. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said that will not be able to participate in the event because of the situation with COVID-19 in the Republic. Of who has already confirmed his arrival— in the material “Kommersant” “the Leaders of the CIS countries to create a ceremonial mood.”
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