Newsfeed

Expert: AMD's depreciation will not prevent Armenian Government from fulfilling next year's budget

House of Representatives of Belarus ratifies agreement on Armenia's accession to Eurasian Economic Union

Prosecutor insists on life and 22-year terms for Azeri raiders

Open Days at Yerevan Brandy Company

John Heffern says Armenia has not received invitation by Millennium Challenge Corporation this year

John Heffern: The USA wants to go on stimulating reconciliation of the Armenian and Turkish peoples

ARFD: The Turkish-Azerbaijani tandem has sharply activated at the world arena

John Heffern: Agreement on Vorotan Cascade of HPPs to be signed shortly

Kazakhstan Senate ratifies treaty on Armenia's accession to EEU

Drivers of public mini-van go on being on strike because of raising fuel price

Armenian PM: There will be no more shocks on financial market

Armenia's Central Bank tries to sell $4mln but nobody buys it

Beeline to complete digitization of the network in Metsavan, Norashen and Kuchak communities

European Union launches 15 new projects in Armenia

Inga Zarafyan: Mining industry has leading positions in terms of environmental damage

Hovik Abrahamyan familiarizes himself with prices at Armenian supermarkets

Rostelecom expands network of acceptance of payments through banks

Baby born with parasitic twin fetus in Armenia

Parliament of Kazakhstan ratifies treaty on Armenia's accession to EEU

Public transport drivers in Nor-Nork District in Yerevan block road to city center

Artur Javadyan: Armenia's Central Bank is not planning prescheduled revision of its refinancing rate

Armenia's CB: AMD's hyper-depreciation has been caused by panic and speculations

Small business in Armenia to be red-listed

EBRD supports Armenia's Shen Holding with US$ 9.3 million loan

Nikol Pashinyan: It is necessary to teach some MPs from the ruling party to differentiate between the Parliament and a horse stable

VTB Bank (Armenia) and MasterCard launch a joint bonus campaign for MasterCard holders

14 more Beeline offices to be equipped with e-queue systems

Cigaronne SPS enlarges its export geography

Armenia hosted the international The Hour of Code event for the first time

Armenian National Congress and Prosperous Armenia Party not to support statement condemning attack on Aram Manukyan

Oppositionist: Latest attacks on Armenian oppositionists work style of Eurasian Economic Union

South Caucasus Railway approves investment program and business plan for 2015

Elmar Mammadyarov claims Sarsang Reservoir can trigger humanitarian, environmental and man-caused disasters

Russia's western "partners" may hang a new iron curtain over post-Soviet states

Deputy Head of Armenian nuclear power plant faces embezzlement and misappropriation charges

European expert: Shift in Russia's foreign policy from the West to the East is a pledge of the West's defeat

Ameria Group raises 30.6mln AMD through a charity auction for children needing urgent treatment

RPA disrupts Armenian Parliament's special session on Aram Manukyan case

Armenia's Prosecutor General: Arshak Svazyan was released because he did not commit any grave crime

Ruben Hakobyan: Armenian parliament must and can stop the outrage in Armenia

Eduard Sharmazanov: "Parliamentary opposition dramatizes the situation"

View from Brussels: Unlike Poland, President of Belarus has managed to strengthen his positions in Ukraine due to effective mediation

ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK's Credit-on-the-Spot service available at Beeline offices

Armenian Parliament to hold special session on Aram Manukyan case

Man suspected of beating MP Aram Manukyan released on pledge not to leave

Nazarbayev: At the end of December, Kazakhstan will ratify Armenia's accession EEU

Parliamentary opposition launches signature campaign for extraordinary meeting to discuss attacks on oppositionists

Opposition parliamentary factions demand holding of extraordinary session because of beating up Aram Manukyan and veterans of the Karabakh war

Meghradzor Gold Company cuts production for 9 months of 2014

Police detain man suspected of beating MP Aram Manukyan

Laurent Fabius: France is sensitive to distressful situation Armenians of Kessab have occurred in

  • by Ashot Safaryan

  • Friday, June 6, 17:15

 France is sensitive to the distressful situation the Armenians of Kessab have occurred in, says French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius in response to French Senator Philippe Kaltenbach's request. The French minister said France follows the situation and will be thoughtful for the Armenians of Kessab, according to Nouvelles d'Armenie. 

The situation in the region is alarming. France is sensitive to the distressful situations of the people that had to flee their town under shelling. France condemns violations of the International Humanitarian Law and the human rights in Syria and urges the conflicting parties, and the regime, first of all, to protect their citizens, Minister Fabius says. 

He urged everyone to differentiate the moderate opposition, which is supported by France and the terrorist groups that are condemned by France. France has come out for including the Islamic front into the list of the UN sanctions against Al-Qaeda in May 2013, Laurent Fabious says. According to him, France continues to mobilize in support of the Syrian people and the Armenians, specifically. Although there is lack of reliable information, he says, France keeps following the developments in Kessab with utmost attention and will be thoughtful for the fate of Armenians of Syria.

Earlier, French Senator Philippe Kaltenbach appealed to the Foreign Minister Fabious requesting support of the world community to the population of Kessab, Syria, to save them from repressions by the Islamist group Jabhat al-Nusra. 

To recall, Islamist group Jabhat al-Nusra and the Islamic Front attacked the Armenian-populated Kessab from the territory of Turkey and nearly entirely occupied the town with the support of Turkey. The groups are replenished mainly by Turks. Meanwhile, on 25 March, the Syrian army partially liberated the town from the radicals. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia Aram 

I urged the Syrian authorities and the world community to save Kessab and give an adequate assessment of what is happening in Syria.

Send to a friend

To (e-mail)


Your name


Message


Comments

View comments (0)
  • READ ALL COMMENTS
  • POST A COMMENT

Be first to comment on this article

* Indicates required fields