UN Special Rapporteur briefed on humanitarian situation resulting from Baku’s ethnic cleansing in Nagorno-Karabakh


YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 16, ARMENPRESS. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Vahe Gevorgyan on Thursday received UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence, Fabian Salvioli, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, welcoming the Special Rapporteur highly appreciated Armenia’s cooperation with various UN mechanisms.

During the meeting, reference was made to the efforts undertaken by Armenia for the prevention of genocides, the work carried out in the direction of human rights protection.  The humanitarian situation resulting from Azerbaijan's ethnic cleansing policy against Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh and the gross violations of human rights documented during Azerbaijan's attack on the sovereign territory of Armenia were also presented.

According to the source, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs noted that Armenia is ready to further strengthen cooperation with the UN special procedures.