Armenia’s UN representative brings up Azeri violation of truce and a

Armenia’s UN representative brings up Azeri violation of truce and
assistance to Yazidis at UN Security Council meeting

YEREVAN, August 23. /ARKA/. Armenia’s UN permanent representative
Zohrab Mnatsakanyan raised the issue of Azerbaijan’s violating the
cease-fire and of the need for immediate helping hand to Yazidis of
Iraq, the website of Armenia’s foreign ministry reported on Friday.

The ambassador stressed the importance of civil society in forming a
mutual trust to prevent conflicts
Effective prevention mechanisms are important also for unsettled
conflicts, the Karabakh conflict in particular, where Azerbaijan
launched a large-scale war, in violation of UN charter and against the
right to self-determination, Mnatsakanyan said. The recent truce
violations and raid operations by Azerbaijan led to escalation and
many casualties, including among civil population, the ambassador

Mnatsakanyan spoke about Yazidis’ mass killings in Northern Iraq in
recent weeks. He noted that hundreds of thousands of people, including
Yazidis, Assyrians, and Armenians, were forced to flee their homes,
and informed that Armenia has decided to deliver aid to Yazidi
community through UN.

Armenia calls on the UN Security Council to respond to the tragic
situation with Yazidi population, the ambassador said. -0–