Pallone Condemns Latest Azerbaijani Attacks Against Nagorno Karabakh

Rep. Frank Pallone
Rep. Frank Pallone

Rep. Frank Pallone

WASHINGTON—Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) Co-Chair of the Congressional Armenian Issues Caucus, on Saturday released the following statement condemning the newest wave of large-scale attacks by Azerbaijan against Nagorno Karabakh.

“I strongly condemn Azerbaijan’s escalation of hostilities against Nagorno Karabakh, and I join the Obama Administration in urging an immediate de-escalation of the conflict. Azerbaijani President Aliyev’s threatening rhetoric has consistently alluded to doing away with the 1994 ceasefire and attacking the people of Nagorno Karabakh. President Aliyev continues to defy international calls to reach a negotiated settlement that will ensure a lasting peace in the region. It is unacceptable for Azerbaijan to continue on its current belligerent path, and I urge the Obama Administration and the OSCE Minsk Group to demand accountability on the part of Azerbaijan and continue to work toward implementing proposals that promote peace.”

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  1. Mihail Morgikian said:

    The dogs bark, the wolfs eat whatever is weak. hurt or available, doing business is more important for the great power countries, then spreading and defending democratic values, the Turks and Saudis made money on arming and destabilizing Syria, Ira k, they may get a little more territory .and influence in terrorist activities, the blindness of these great power countries it is hard to understand.

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