RA PARLIAMENT CALLS TO LIVEN KARABAKH SETTLEMENT PROCESS
10.04.2008 16:56 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Armenia’s parliament opened Thursday discussions
of the statement on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement.
"The Armenian National Assembly offers the President and government to
liven and expand the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement process and
develop measures to raise public awareness about the problem," said
Tigran Torosian, the author of the motion and Speaker of the RA NA.
He said the document offers to brisk up the Armenian policy on Karabakh
and elaborate legal acts which will allow ensuring security of Nagorno
Karabakh in case of Azerbaijan’s aggression.
"The necessity to develop this document was dictated by a number
of reasons: recent processes do not inspire optimism; Azerbaijan’s
warlike statements grow more frequent; hatred against Armenians is
propagandized," the Speaker said. "Azerbaijan’s undisguised attempts
to suppress the peaceful process and to resolve the conflict by use
of force as well as blackmail of the OCSE Minsk Group arouse concerns."
Mr Torosian noted that various international organizations make
unaddressed remarks to put an end to bellicose statements. "Speaking
about Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity recently, the OSCE MG
Co-chairs seem to have forgotten that two principles lie in the
basis of the talks. Meanwhile, the right of Karabakhi people to
self-determination is indisputable from the standpoint of international
law," he said.
After discussions, the proposals will be adopted as a resulting
document of the National Assembly, Novosti Armenia reports.