Asbarez: British House of Lords Committee Holds Hearing on Artsakh

The British House of Lords defense and international relations committee holds a hearing on Artsakh on Jan. 10

The International Relations and Defense Committee of the British House of Lords held a hearing on Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia-Azerbaijan relations on Wednesday.

During the hearing, Thomas de Waal and Marina Nagai were invited to give their independent opinions to questions raised by the House of Lords committee peers.

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The Armenian National Committee of UK participated in the hearing with the presence of its Chairperson Annette Moskofian.

Ahead of the hearing, the ANC-UK had sent briefings to be distributed to the committee members on war crimes, ethnic cleansing and genocide, destruction of cultural and religious heritage and POWs and illegal abductees.

The ANC-UK also asked Luis Moreno Ocampo, Lemkin Institute, the Tatoyan Foundation, the Etchmiadzin, HART and Global Witness to submit reports to the committee ahead of the session.