Politics 11:16 17/09/2021 Armenia

Opposition Armenia faction MPs host delegation led by Baroness Caroline Cox

Members of the opposition Armenia faction in the parliament on Thursday hosted the delegation led by Member of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom, Baroness Caroline Cox, the alliance said in a statement.

The members of the delegation visited Armenia to familiarize themselves with the current situation, as well as to discuss with the public and political circles of Armenia the necessary assistance to the country in international arenas. The UK delegation visited Syunik Province on Wednesday.

Welcoming the guests, Armenia faction leader Seyran Ohanyan highly valued Baroness Cox’s friendship and the invaluable support to the Armenian people.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the political and socio-economic situation in Armenia and Arstakh in the post-war period, as well as the challenges facing the two Armenian states and the needs for assistance.

The members of the faction asked Baroness Cox and her colleagues to exert pressure on Azerbaijan to release the Armenian prisoners of war as soon as possible and without preconditions, as well as to prevent the destruction of the Armenian historical and cultural heritage in the occupied territories of Artsakh.

The MPs also asked the guests to raise the issue of war crimes committed by Azerbaijan and Turkey during the 44-day war on international platforms.

The parties agreed to continue and deepen the cooperation, the Armenia alliance said.



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