YEREVAN. – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan on Wednesday had a meeting with Alice Wairimu Nderitu, the UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention, within the framework of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia.
Ararat Mirzoyan and Alice Wairimu Nderitu commended the close cooperation with regards to the promotion of the genocide prevention agenda and the fight against xenophobia and discrimination. FM Mirzoyan emphasized the importance of the special adviser's mandate, and expressed readiness to continue effective cooperation under it.
The interlocutors exchanged views on the role of high technology in the prevention of genocides and crimes against humanity.
Touching upon the situation resulting from the military aggression unleashed by the Azerbaijani armed forces against the sovereign territory of Armenia, Mirzoyan drew the interlocutor's attention to the continuous gross violations of international and humanitarian law by Azerbaijan. The FM stressed the importance of the international community's targeted reaction to these crimes and the strengthening of prevention mechanisms.