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.

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