The government of Armenia will discuss the bill on recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh. The issue will be raised at the may 5 hearing, according to the website of the Cabinet.
In justification of the document.doc says that Nagorno-Karabakh under international law, meets all of the requirements applicable to an independent state. However, the bill does not rule out a referendum on the issue. It notes that the recognition of Karabakh’s independence will allow Armenia and other interested countries to begin the restoration of the Republic after the conflict. In addition, the document States about the threat of Azebraijan. The bill will enhance the security of the NKR population, says the study.
According to the Agency ARKA, according to the order, the government should submit a report on the project and send it to the National Assembly.
As explained by the head of the Armenian foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan, the inclusion of the issue in the agenda does not mean its recognition, it is only an opinion.
“The recognition is a result of the further development of the situation, — quotes the Minister “RIA Novosti”. — If Azerbaijan will launch a new military aggression, the issue of recognition of Nagorno Karabakh will be included in the agenda”.
The effects of recognition by Armenia of Nagorno-Karabakh crossed numerous proposals of the OSCE Minsk group, told the radio station “Moscow speaking”, the Azerbaijani Ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbul oglu.
“This means that the co-chairs, among which are Russia, will have to Express their opinion on this issue”, — quotes its “Interfax”. According to the diplomat, this question was submitted several times for discussion of the Armenian Parliament, however, was not taken. “I think common sense will prevail this time. The recognition of the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh is a provocation, the same as at the beginning of April, provoked by the Armenian side”, — he added.
“Freezing the conflict is not an option. The conflict must be solved. How? Very simple. There is international law. First of all, you need to liberate the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, to withdraw the expeditionary force of Armenia,” the Ambassador summed up.
On the night of 2 April in the zone of conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh was deteriorating, in which Baku and Yerevan accused each other. The UN reported more than 30 dead and over 200 injured. 5 April, the parties announced a ceasefire.