Armenia Recognizes South Sudan

Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian

YEREVAN—Armenia, on Saturday, recognized the newest nation to join the international community—South Sudan.

“The declaration of independent statehood in South Sudan is a realization of inviolable right of people to equality and self-determination and another example of civilized resolution of conflicts,” said a statement by Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian posted on the ministry’s Web site.

“The Republic of Armenia recognizes the Republic of South Sudan as an independent state,” added the statement.

Armenia welcomed the recent referendum to make South Sudan an independent country and has expressed that the creation of this country, based on the people’s will to determine their fate for themselves may serve as a precedent for the status of Karabakh.


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  1. Hrant K. said:

    China should recognize The Republic of Nagorno Karabagh (Artsakh), as Turkey claimed the Chinese were

    exercising Genocide in the Xingyang Province against Uigurs. The Armenian Diplomats should consider

    counterattacking the turks by urging the Chinese to take active measures against the turks, both

    economically and politically by siding with the Armenian Cause!!! (7)

  2. bigmoustache said:

    bullfkinshit! i understand the need to recognize south sudan but their massacres happened much later than ours!
    when are we gonna slam our fists, and yell at the americans. “if you dont officially recognize our genocide, year after year, then recognize our peoples will, or youll have an enemy” enough giving them sht, we should be expecting sht, and not just the minimal, we better have sht in surplus before we do ANY favour for them