Ghukasian Says Karabagh Constitution First Step to Statehood

STEPANAKERT (Armenpress)–At the first session of the Constitutional Commission of Mountainous Karabagh Republic (MKR)–President Arkady Ghukasian said that Karabagh must have a Constitution. "The adoption of standard law will become an important step on the way to gaining statehood," said the president–who chaired the session of the new commission that met on Thursday.

"Mountainous Karabagh Republic cannot wait forever–hoping Azerbaijan will agree to engage in direct dialogue with Karabagh on a final resolution to the conflict. Karabagh must develop into a democratic country with the rule of law," he stated.

A work group has formed to elaborate on formulating a Constitution.


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