Armenia elected to United Nations Human Rights Council with 144 supporting votes
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 14, ARMENPRESS. Armenia has been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) with 144 supporting votes.
“Armenia is elected to UNHRC for 2020-2022 - with 144 votes - a strong testimony of recognition by international community of our democratic transformation and substantial progress in protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms”, PM Nikol Pashinyan tweeted.
In turn, Armenian FM Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said: “Great result! Big thank you to all our supporters, UN member states for the trust! Committed to work hard and cooperating with all our partners in promoting the human rights agenda.”
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan