Armenian Foreign Minister meets with UN High Commissioner for Refugees – Public Radio of Armenia

On February 28, within the framework of the high-level session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan met with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.

The interlocutors welcomed the dialogue established between Armenia and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Minister Mirzoyan noted that as a country directly affected by forced displacement, Armenia has always supported the efforts of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to protect the rights of victims of forced displacement.

The humanitarian problems created in Nagorno-Karabakh after the 44-day war were discussed. Minister Mirzoyan drew the attention of his colleague to the need to create conditions for the repatriation, safety and protection of the rights of Armenians from Artsakh who were forcibly displaced from their residences due to Azerbaijani aggression .

Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan particularly stressed the importance of the implementation of humanitarian missions by international organizations in Artsakh, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, deeming the politicization of this issue by the government unacceptable. Azerbaijan and the creation of artificial obstacles.

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