Armenia pays respects to victims of Yazidi genocide
In autumn, the Armenian Parliament will discuss a bill on recognizing and condemning the Yazidi genocide. Yazidi Member of Parliament Rustam Makhmudyan drew it up. In 2014 tens of thousands Yazidis fell victim to the ethnic cleansing started by the Islamic State in the Shingal region of Iraq. Yerevan paid respects to their memory on August 3.