ArmInfo. The National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia revealed gross violations of the Armenian legislation when children were adopted by foreigners in Armenia.
So, according to the NSS information obtained by Arminfo, thanks to large-scale operational-search measures, evidence was obtained that two citizens of the Republic of Armenia, using their contacts in one of the republican obstetric institutions, in a number of departments of the Republic of Armenia, as well as in orphanages, with gross violation Armenian legislation organized the process of adoption of more than three dozen Armenian children by Italian citizens.
"To this end, a number of obstetric staff and other employees with managerial powers, by prior conspiracy, intentionally and for personal gain, from 2016 to 2018, forced them to abandon the children and against their will to consent to the adoption of more than one a dozen women who applied to this maternity hospital for an abortion due to social or personal problems, threatening to make their pregnancy public, exaggerating the illness of the child and providing false information in order to exert psychological pressure tions, while in some cases they did not disdain to ask the pregnant women bribes for medical services rendered, "- informed the RA National Security Service.
At the same time, the department informed that having written documents on abandonment of children, most babies with appropriate medical diagnoses were sent to orphanages. "The officials of these institutions, abusing their official powers, using the mental diagnostics indicated in the medical documents, violated the priority of the right of RA citizens to adopt these children, thereby indirectly hindering their adoption by RA citizens," - noted in the National Security Council of Armenia, emphasizing that a criminal case has been instituted on the fact, an investigation is underway.