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By Tatev Mesropyan

YEREVAN. – Armenia has registered cases of child trafficking. Armenian children were mainly taken to United Arab Emirates for sexual exploitation, lawyer Hovik Arsenyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am.

Child trafficking includes sex industry. Criminal groups target at vulnerable children, mainly homeless, poor or orphans. Armenia is an exporting country in the field of child trafficking

Earlier the agency informed that Armenia registered 15 cases of human trafficking, as compared to 11 cases in the same period of last year, while the lawyer claims the unofficial number is higher.

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