“Eurovision 2016” : Armenia threatened with disqualification

«Евровидение-2016» : Армении пригрозили дисквалификацией

Iveta Mukuchyan can be punished for violating the ban on political messages.

Did not have time to forget the scandal around the Russian a vote of the international jury of “Eurovision-2016”, as the center of attention appeared contestant from Armenia. Singer Iveta Mukuchyan may be disqualified due to violation of the ban on political messages during the show.

The European broadcasting Union, it became known that during the qualifying stage of the competition on Tuesday, the girl unfurled the flag of Nagorno-Karabakh.

“Azerbaijan will Express to the organizing Committee of the song contest “Eurovision 2016″ dissatisfaction with the fact that in a live competition waved the flag of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic”, – said the head of the press service of the Azerbaijani foreign Ministry Hikmet Hajiyev.

The organizers of the vocal competition, in turn, expressed its agreement with the representatives of Azerbaijan. The singer’s actions were described as “serious violation”. Especially considering the fact that their participants are forbidden to carry flags of the Islamic state (is banned in Russia and several other countries a terrorist group), Kosovo, Nagorno-Karabakh, Crimea, Palestine, people’s Republic of Donetsk, Transnistria, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and the Basque Country, RIA Novosti reported.

Currently, the issue of defining sanctions. In case of repetition of the incident Mukuchyan may be punished by disqualification.

Meanwhile, Philip Kirkorov, Sergey Lazarev, has publicly stated that he does not take offense at Anastasia Stotskaya, where the Russian participant also almost got hit by sanctions.

“Nothing and no one! No fee, jury of “Eurovision” and “the last supper” will not affect our long friendship! Anything can happen, this could happen to anyone, but there you are. Apparently, my scandalous karma and passed on to you, you’re my student, wrote to a man in his personal microblog on Instagram. “Hold on! After a week no one will remember this incident in your life! “Live more,” as said by us with you favorite A. B. greetings from Serezha. Everything will be fine!” (read more here).