Meeting of the Foreign Minister of Armenia and Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Genocide Prevention

24 September, 2021

On September 24, Foreign Minister of Armenian Ararat Mirzoyan, who is in New York to participate in the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, held a meeting with Alice Wairimu Nderitu, the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Genocide Prevention. 

Emphasizing the cote role of the UN Office for the Prevention of Genocide in promoting the Genocide Prevention Agenda, as well as in fighting against hatred and discrimination, the sides expressed their readiness to further develop close cooperation based on the common principles and values.

Touching upon the gross violations of international and humanitarian law by Azerbaijan during the aggression, the actions aimed at the annihilation of Armenians from Artsakh, the Foreign Minister underlined the need for a proper international response to these crimes, as well as the need for strengthening the mechanisms of preventing such actions.

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