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Our frequent monitorings have not identified any significant environmental risks associated with mineral use. Environmental Committee of the Artsakh Republic

The Environmental Committee of the Artsakh Republic issued a statement, referring to the Azerbaijani speculations on minerals and environmental issues.

Our frequent monitorings have not identified any significant environmental risks associated with mineral use. Environmental Committee of the Artsakh Republic

Our frequent monitorings have not identified any significant environmental risks associated with mineral use. Environmental Committee of the Artsakh Republic
STEPANAKERT,  DECEMBER 3, ARTSAKHPRESS: ''The principles and order of the use of mineral resources in Artsakh, as well as relations related to the use of minerals, are defined by the Mineral Code of the Artsakh Republic.
The Artsakh Republic Environmental Committee, as a state authorized body, properly monitors the activities of companies engaged in mineral exploitation.
We should emphasize that the mineral resources of the Artsakh Republic is the exclusive property of the state, which is used in conformity with the advanced international standards of environmental and social responsibility. Within the framework of these standards, the Artsakh Republic takes care of the health of its population and the preservation of nature, despite of the various difficulties as a result of the conflict and unrecognized status of the state. With engagement of international-level experts, our frequent monitorings have not identified any significant environmental risks associated with mineral use, taking preventive measures as necessary.
As for the statement issued by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan, we are sure that any studies conducted within the frameworks of the Artsakh legislation will reconfirm the protection of the ecological standards. Moreover, the Artsakh Republic is ready to invite even international experts to further assess environmental risks and improve the system,'' reads the statement.

     

Politics

Russia says normalization of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations is priority in South Caucasus

Russia is working intensely in the direction of overcoming the “potential for conflict” amassed in South Caucasus and in direction of the normalization of the Armenian-Azerbaijani relations and welcomes the progress in restoration of the Armenia-Turkey relations, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement responding to media questions.

Yerevan deeply concerned by recent acts of violence targeting Armenian residents, patriarchate in Jerusalem

The Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed deep concern regarding the recent acts of violence and vandalism targeting Christian religious institutions in Jerusalem.

Russia calls for complete unblocking of Lachin corridor

The Russian Ministry of Defense, the command of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, in cooperation with the Russian Foreign Ministry, are maintaining permanent contact with all stakeholder parties and active efforts for resolving the situation in Lachin corridor continue, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said at a press briefing.

The confidence that together we can achieve a lot is getting stronger. Ruben Vardanyan had meetings in Martakert communities

Ruben Vardanyan, State Minister of the Republic of Artsakh, Head of the Operational Headquarters, visited the Haterk, Drmbon, Vank communities of the Martakert region, had working meetings with the heads of the communities and the population of the mentioned and adjacent villages, the press service of Artsakh Government informed.

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Society

Armenian Church commemorates St. Gregory the Theologian

The Armenian Apostolic Church on Saturday commemorates St. Gregory the Theologian, who left rich literary heritage translated into Armenian in the 5-8th centuries AD, Qahana.am reports.

Azerbaijan disseminating more fake documents on Stepanakert residents' evacuation

Azerbaijan is disseminating another fake document about the evacuation of the residents of Artsakh capital Stepanakert, reported the Artsakh National Security Service (NSS).

Three patients from Stepanakert transferred to Yerevan with mediation of ICRC

Due to the blocking by Azerbaijan of the only road connecting Artsakh with Armenia, three patients from the Republican Medical Center the Republic of Artsakh with the following diagnoses: Cancer of the antrum of the stomach with damage to the regional lymph nodes, Left breast cancer, Valgus deformity of paired knee, condition after hemiepiphysiodesis, have been transported today, in January 27, to specialized medical centers of Armenia with the mediation and escort of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Artsakh InfoCenter informs.

More than 250 tons of humanitarian aid donated to Artsakh still remain in Goris. Artsakh InfoCenter

100 tons of food donated by the "Hayastan" All-Armenian Fund for the people of Artsakh to alleviate the humanitarian crisis caused by Azerbaijan's closure of the only road connecting Artsakh with the outside world, as well as more than 250 tons of humanitarian aid donated by a number of Armenian and foreign charitable organizations, and New Year's gifts prepared for the children of Artsakh , still remain in Goris and cannot be delivered to Artsakh due to the road closure.

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