First refugees from Nagorno-Karabakh arrive to Armenia


YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 24, ARMENPRESS. The first group of the evacuated persons from Nagorno-Karabakh has arrived to Armenia, a local official in the Tegh Municipality of Syunik Province, Arshaluys Avetisyan, told ARMENPRESS.

The refugees are being met in the International Committee of the Red Cross center in Kornidzor.

“Right now, a registration process is underway, their priority needs are being assessed,” Avetisyan added.

According to preliminary information there are approximately 30 evacuees in the first group, but the number can be specified only after the registration process is completed.

The Tegh Municipality is ready to receive, accommodate and provide essential means to the evacuees, Avetisyan said.