Ararat Mirzoyan participated in “Democracy Delivers” event20 September, 2022
On September 20, on the margins of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan participated and delivered remarks at the "Democracy delivers" event organized by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), attended by a number of heads of states and high-level officials, the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, heads of private corporations and foundations.
In his remarks, Ararat Mirzoyan noted that in recent years, the Armenian people have voted for democracy twice through free and fair elections.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia noted that democratic reforms are being largely implemented in Armenia, the rule of law is ensured, human rights and fundamental freedoms are protected and the unyielding fight against corruption is one of the government's priorities. In this context, Minister Mirzoyan emphasized that Armenia is continuously improving its positions in reputable international rankings for indicators such as democracy, economic freedom, fight against corruption, thus becoming more attractive to the world.
The Foreign Minister of Armenia noted that democratic values and principles cannot be compromised for Armenia and urged the international community to support Armenian democracy, including through condemnation and prevention of the aggression against Armenia.