In reply to the statement of cemetery defacement in the territory of Teghout Copper and Molybdenum mine, “Teghout” CJSC has disseminated a press release, which particularly says, that in the course of the construction works the contractor company detected bones in the construction territory resembling human bones. “The works were stopped and the specialists from the Institute of Ethnography and Archaeology of NAS RA were invited, which work I the mines in the frames of a joint program…They insist they haven’t detected any historical monuments yet, i.e. traces of cultural heritage. What about the bones, they most probably date back to 300-500 years,” the press release says. Besides, the press release also says that activists have intruded into the territory and shot videos, afterwards they disseminated that offensive statement. “The company is examining the legal aspects of what had happened so as to give adequate legal assessment,” the press release says.
12:28 July 12, 2013