Armenia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations met with the UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs

16 October, 2019

On 16 October the Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations Mher Margaryan met with the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock.

The Armenian Permanent Representative expressed deep concern on the humanitarian consequences of the military incursion of Turkey in north-east Syria, including human casualties and displacement of the civilian population.

Mher Margaryan emphasized the security risks, faced by the Armenian community of Syria and other ethnic and religious minorities, in particular identity based crimes and mass atrocities as a result of military operations. The Permanent Representative of Armenia emphasized the importance of humanitarian operations and assistance in the north-eastern regions of Syria, expressing Armenia’s readiness to provide humanitarian assistance to the displaced population of north-east of Syria.

The Interlocutors discussed the possibilities of practical cooperation between Armenia and the United Nations in this regard.



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