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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs received the representatives of Yezidi community

08.08.2014

On August 8 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan received the representatives of Yezidi community.

The Yezidis of Armenia presented their concerns about the predicament and humanitarian crisis for dozens of thousands of Yezidis created as a result of persecutions by radical Islamists in Iraq.

Deputy Minister Kocharyan emphasized that Armenian shares the concern of the Yezidi community and noted that in different international arenas Armenia will continue to voice the necessity of stopping violence against ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq and in the Middle East in general, using all its capacities for this goal. 

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