Swiss Ambassador to Armenia Lukas Gasser: Switzerland will try to contribute to a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict without questioning the established formats such as the OSCE Minsk process
As of 9:00am on January 17 the interstate and intrastate roads and highways of Armenia are mainly passable. There is glaze ice on some roads, the Emergency Situations Ministry reports.
Intercommunity roads leading to Hovtun, Darik, Zarishat, Pagank, Berdashen and Shagik are closed for traffic. The roads in Haykasar, Tufashen, Hayrenyats are heavy going. Snow removal operation is continued.
The Emergency Situations Department of the Georgian Interior Ministry reports that Stepantsminda-Lars highway is open for the vehicles with tire chains carrying up to 30 people.