HUNGARY "REGRETS" THE DECISION OF ARMENIA TO SUSPEND THE DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS SINCE IT "RESPECTS" CHRISTIAN ARMENIA
The Hungarian media reports, citing the statements from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice of Hungary, that Hungary acted transmission of Ramil Safarov in accordance with the "rules" and in the "spirit of openness".
The statement notes that Hungary "acted the transfer" in accordance with Strasbourg Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons of 1983.Moreover, according to the statement, Hungary "regrets" the decision of Armenia to suspend the diplomatic relations with their country and adds:"Hungary "respects" for Christian Armenia, the Armenian people, their culture and traditions."
- 1829 The Russo-Turkish Peace Treaty was signed in Adrianople. Akhalkalak, Akhltskha, the eastern shore of the Black Sea, Anapa, and Poti are ceded to Russia.
- 1837 The Armenian Parish school begins its activities in Yerevan.
- 1905 Birth of Vardan Achemyan (actor). He died in 1977.
- 1915 The "Guichen" rescues the Armenian resistance fighters of the 40-day battle of Musa Dagh.
- 1958 The Bolshoi Theatre performs in Armenia.
- 1991 The District Councils of Artsakh (Mountainous Gharabagh) and Shahumian meet in Stepanakert and proclaim their statehood on the basis of their right to self-determination as given by the United Nations.
- 1991 Artsakhs local legislative councils jointly adopt the Declaration of the Republic of Nagorno Gharabagh which declares the independence of Artsakh (including the Shahumian district) from Azerbaijan. This was in conformity with the 1990 04 03 Soviet law titled Law of the USSR Concerning the Procedure of Secession of a Soviet Republic from the USSR which allowed for autonomous regions to become independent of those republics that would declare their independence from the USSR.