Armenia provides humanitarian aid to Yazidis in Iraqi Kurdistan – Public Radio of Armenia


In a solemn ceremony held on October 10, the Consulate General of the Republic of Armenia in Erbil and the Barzani Charitable Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding on the replacement of all tents in the Sheykhan Yazidi camp with joint funds. allocated by the Government of the Republic. of Armenia and the Barzani Charity Foundation. The signing ceremony was followed by the joint press conference of Consul General Mr. Arshak Manukyan and Chairman of the Barzani Charity Foundation Mr. Musa Ahmed with the participation of more than 10 major local media.

Consul General Arshak Manukyan noted that despite the large-scale aggression unleashed by Azerbaijan against the sovereign territory of the Republic of Armenia from September 13 to 15, the Armenian Government, adhering to its humanitarian values, has decided to make a small contribution and help the Yazidi people brothers.

In turn, President of the Barzani Charity Foundation Musa Ahmed thanked the Armenian government for its humanitarian support to the Yazidi refugees, noting that this decision by Armenia is a message to the international community not to stop helping about 1 minion refugees and internally displaced persons hosted in Iraqi Kurdistan.

An agreement was also reached to purchase school bags and school supplies for approximately 1,000 students from the 3 schools operating in the Sheykhan camp with joint funds provided by the Armenian government and the Barzani Charity Foundation.


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