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Armenia: Churches

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL13382, tabled on 22 February 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the implementation of restrictions for Armenians to visit the Dadivank Monastery, what representations they have made to the government of Azerbaijan to ensure that Armenians are able to access sites of historical religious importance in areas returned to Azerbaijan.

Answered on

8 March 2021

The UK Government has made no representations to the Government of Azerbaijan on this issue. However, we continue to urge both Governments to work with UNESCO to ensure the protection of all sites of historical and religious importance.