The Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan is on a two-day official visit to the Republic of Artsakh.
On May 13, the delegation headed by Armenian Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan met with President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan and the Chairman of Artsakh National Assembly Ashot Ghulyan, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Artsakh conflict ceasefire agreement. The Human Rights Defender of Artsakh also participated in the meetings.
During the meetings, human rights protection issues were discussed, as well as the fruitful cooperation between the Human Rights Defender’s institutions of Armenia and Artsakh was valued.
Arman Tatoyan emphasized and praised the cooperation with the Parliament of Artsakh and expressed his readiness to cooperate in the field of human rights protection.
Within the framework of the official visit, the delegations headed by the Human Rights Defenders of Armenia and Artsakh also visited Artsakh State University and met the rector Armen Sargsyan, as well as the students and the teaching staff.
Arman Tatoyan presented the mandate of the Human Rights Defender, the key directions and principles of work.
During the meeting issues related to the protection of the rights of our compatriots in Artsakh, and cooperation in this area, were discussed.
“Human Rights shall be protected regardless of the political status of the territory. There are people, namely women, children, persons with disabilities living in Artsakh, who should be protected and whose rights should be guaranteed regardless of the status of the territory. Artsakh should become an integral part of the civilized democratic world․ We should relentlessly work for achieving this purpose.”, said Arman Tatoyan in his speech.
Arman Tatoyan highly valued the fruitful cooperation between the Human Rights Defender’s Institutions of the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Artsakh.