Remarks by Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Armenia Artak Apitonian at “Every action counts: Effective and sustainable protection of the rights of refugees in Armenia” teleconference on the occasion of World Refugee Day20 June, 2020
I would like to thank the International Center for Human Development and its President Tevan Poghosyan, the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Armenia and the Armenian Migration Service for this initiative. I would also like t
Video address by Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia on World Refugee Day20 June, 2020
Today we mark the World Refugee Day. Millions in the world continue to face desperation and struggle to save their lives, their families, their children, to forcibly leave their homes and communities, to flee their homeland and find refuge in a fore
Remarks by Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan at Eastern Partnership Foreign Affairs Ministerial video-teleconference11 June, 2020
I am also very glad to see all my good friends virtually and hope that we will eventually be able to see each other in person, in the near future. It is a very good opportunity today to compare notes in the run-up to the leaders’ VTC next week.
Opening remarks by Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan at the session of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council12 May, 2020
Dear Colleagues, First, I cordially welcome all of you and would like to once again extend my congratulations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of our common victory in the Great Patriotic War - one of the bloodiest wars in the history o
Remarks by Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan at the 43rd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council25 February, 2020
I am delighted to be back in the Human Rights Council to represent a country that is now a full-fledged member of this august body.
The High-level side event “Towards a more inclusive, representative and responsive Council” held in Geneva25 February, 2020
Minister noted that the establishment of the Human Rights Council had an aim to depoliticize the issue, as well as to move human rights issues to a higher UN tribune.
On the opening of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Yerevan24 February, 2020
I am absolutely sure that the Slovak Embassy in Yerevan will be very busy, because, due to the opening of the embassy the very comprehensive agenda of Armenian-Slovak relations will further develop.
Statement by Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan at the International Conference on Nuclear Security: Sustaining and Strengthening Efforts10 February, 2020
I would like to thank Director General Rafael Grossi for convening the third conference on Nuclear Security in Vienna. I also take this opportunity to extend once again my warmest congratulations on your appointment as Director General of the Interna
Statement by Artak Apitonian, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs at the 35th session of the Working Group on Universal Periodic Review of Armenia23 January, 2020
As a newly elected member of the Human Rights Council, Armenia reaffirms its unwavering commitment to enhance protection and promotion of human rights according to its voluntary pledges, in particular by building peaceful and inclusive societies, add
Remarks by Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan in the framework of International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims09 December, 2019
Armenia is an international leader in the fight against genocide and has been consistently working and working with the United Nations and its many partners on the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, on raising aware