State Dept. Again Undermines Prospects For Karabakh Resolution

US State Department

Annual Human Rights Report seeks to prejudice the outcome of international status and security talks

WASHINGTON—The State Department, in its recently released annual report on human rights, undermined prospects for a negotiated settlement of the very status and security issues it is helping to mediate regarding Nagorno Karabakh, by again seeking to pre-judge the final status of Nagorno Karabakh in accord with Baku’s undemocratic demands, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

The annual report, in language reflected in both its sections on Armenia and Azerbaijan, asserts that: “Ethnic Armenian separatists, with Armenia’s support, continued to control most of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the country and seven surrounding Azerbaijani territories.”

“With a short sentence, remarkably long on errors of both fact and bias, the State Department risks rolling back the cause of democracy and self-determination a half a century or more,” said Aram Hamparian, Executive Director of the ANCA. “By this standard, few if any of the more than 80 states that have joined the U.N. over the past fifty years would have been allowed entry into the community of free nations.”

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  1. Zareh said:

    The State Department employees are on the pay check of the Turkish Embassy. I am not surprised a bit by their statement which only can be used as inferior quality toilet paper. Costco has better toilet paper than the State Department stationary.
    Where is the State Department’s statement on the “separatists” in northern Cyprus, where is the statement on the “separatists” in South Sudan.
    I ma 100% sure that Hillary has already secured her next job along with Hastert and Gephard and Livingston and from my reliable sources she is already arguing with Hastert about wanting the corner office with the balcony.
    in the firm.

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