Artsakh’s Right to Self-Determination Protected by European Parliament

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STRASBOURG, France—The European Parliament on Thursday approved a resolution in which Artsakh’s right to self-determination is protected. The measure is part of European body’s proposals for the upcoming United Nations General Assembly in the fall.

By a vote of 457 votes in favor, 124 against and 66 abstentions, the European Parliament approved the proposals, which address human rights, international security, as well as a number of issues regarding existing conflicts.

Of course Azerbaijan attempted to influence the effort by proposing unacceptable amendments, which highlighted the principles of territorial integrity and inviolability of internationally recognized borders, completely ignoring the principle of peoples’ equal rights and self-determination as it relates to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Baku’s efforts were thwarted through the efforts of the permanent representations of Armenia in the EU, and highlight the self-determination right of the people of Artsakh, as well as non-use of force in the final text of the resolution.

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  1. State of Emergency said:

    Armenians must learn that thing don’t just happen because they want it to happen. It happens only when conditions are created to make things happen. Such is the case. Europe is forced to send objection signals to Turkey’s EU aspirations and by extension Artsakh benefits.

  2. State of Emergency said:

    Armenians must learn that things don’t just happen because they want it to happen. It happens only when conditions are created to make things happen. Such is the case. Europe is forced to send objection signals to Turkey’s EU aspirations and by extension Artsakh benefits.

  3. Edward Demiraiakian said:

    It’s over. The political “sword of Democales” is no longer hanging over Artsackh. Now, all it has to do is to defend itself militarily. So the next step is to obtain recognition as a soverain state. After that, increase it’s population by a million and then use every violation of the border as an excuse to retaliate and regain all our lost lands, all the way to Kura river and beyond to the Russian border.

  4. Ani Ajaryan said:

    Turkey and Azerbaijan involved islamist terrorist groups in the aggression against Nagorno Karabakh Republic has been BONE CRUSHING painful.

    We as Americans have called upon Congress to recognize the independence of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic and support Nagorno Karabakh Republic on it’s war on international terrorism.
    To declares Nagorno Karabakh Republic as a no fly zone.
    Impose sanctions on Turkey and Azerbaijan for supporting terrorism, involving terrorists to fight against Nagorno Karabakh, and violating the civil and human rights of the people of Nagorno Karabakh Republic.

    The recognition of Nagorno Karabakh Republic will be a guarantee on long term peace in South Caucuses region!

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