SECOND SITTING OF THE INTERIM SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE KARABAKH CONFLICT OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OF THE CE WAS HELD
Sept 13 2005
Second sitting of the interim subcommittee on the Karabakh conflict
of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) was
held in Paris yesterday.
The OSCE Minsk group co-chairmen, rapporteur on the Karabakh conflict
of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Swedish parliamentarian Goran
Lenmarker, other representatives of the OSCE member countries,
members of the Azerbaijani and Armenian delegations in PACE, special
representatives of the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia on
regulation of the Karabakh conflict participated in the sitting. The
member of the Azerbaijani delegation in PACE, parliamentarian Asim
Mollazade made a speech in the sitting.
A.Mollazade informed APA that he demanded implementation of 4
resolutions adopted by the UNO Security Council in connection with
the Karabakh conflict in his speech.
Besides it, he expressed his gratitude to PACE for observing the
principle of pre-eminence of the right on the Karabakh conflict,
respecting human rights and expressing its opinions on violation of
rights of Azerbaijani citizens in a mass and rude form during the
Karabakh conflict. “I informed that it is important to speed solution
of the conflict in a peaceful way and in stages. We offered that
firstly refugees and displaced people must return to their native
lands, their security must be ensured, then communication lines must
be opened, and normal and civil relations must be established between
the two sides. Only after this the question of juridical solution of
the conflict must be reviewed”.
According to the words of A.Mollazade, the head of the Azerbaijani
delegation in PACE Samad Seyidov, members of the Minsk Group, OSCE
raporteur on the conflict also made speeches in the sitting. Then
the sitting was continued in a closed form.
A.Mollazade informed that declarations of the special representatives
of the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia and a document on the
result of the sitting of the subcommittee will be prepared at the
end of the sitting. The working plan on the Karabakh conflict of the
subcommittee will also be asserted in the close sitting.
A.Mollazade will participate in the sitting of the PACE subcommittee
on Chechnya and PACE Political Committee tomorrow. He was intended
to make speeches in these sittings as well.