13:44  ,  September 2, 2014

Armenia will not compete in Baku if no Olympic rating – Olympic Committee

By Lusine Shahbazyan

YEREVAN. – Armenia’s participation is still uncertain for the 2015 European Games, which will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

National Olympic Committee of Armenia (ARMNOC) Secretary Hrachya Rostomyan stated at a press conference on Tuesday.

As per Rostomyan, the European Olympic Committees’ president stated that he will come to Armenia to personally ask that Armenia participate in these games, which will take place in the Azerbaijani capital city.

The ARMNOC official added, however, that Armenia will not take part in the 2015 European Games if the latter will not give an Olympic rating.

“Solely after a meeting with the ARMNOC Chairman [Gagik Tsarukyan] it will become clear whether or not Armenia will participate in the Baku Games,” Hrachya Rostomyan announced.

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