Axar.az
UP

"The current situation in Karabakh is quite fragile"

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

The Kremlin considers the current situation in Nagorno-Karabakh to be quite fragile, local media quoted Russian president’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov, as saying on Monday.

“The current situation in Nagorno-Karabakh is quite fragile,” Peskov said.

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict entered its modern phase when the Armenian SRR made territorial claims against the Azerbaijani SSR in 1988.

A fierce war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. As a result of the war, Armenian armed forces occupied some 20 percent of Azerbaijani territory which includes Nagorno-Karabakh and seven adjacent districts (Lachin, Kalbajar, Aghdam, Fuzuli, Jabrayil, Gubadli and Zangilan), and over one million Azerbaijanis became refugees and internally displaced people.

The military operations finally came to an end when Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in Bishkek in 1994.

Dealing with the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is the OSCE Minsk Group, which was created after the meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Helsinki on 24 March 1992. The Group’s members include Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia, the United States, France, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Belarus, Finland and Sweden.

Besides, the OSCE Minsk Group has a co-chairmanship institution, comprised of Russian, US and French co-chairs, which began operating in 1996.

Resolutions 822, 853, 874 and 884 of the UN Security Council, which were passed in short intervals in 1993, and other resolutions adopted by the UN General Assembly, PACE, OSCE, OIC, and other organizations require Armenia to unconditionally withdraw its troops from Nagorno-Karabakh.

Date
2016.04.25 / 16:29
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

U.S. borders open to vaccinated people

Merkel spoke about the new German government

Georgian FM meets Slovenian counterpart

Britain can also buy Turkish UAVs

Pashinyan's arms were twisted in the remlin - Kuznetsov

Erdogan's statement on Afghanistan

New record of COVID-19 cases, fatalities in Russia

Putin: ISIS fighters gathering in northern Afghanistan

COVID-19 kills 197 more Iranians over the past day

Strong clashes in Afghanistan: Over 60 were killed

Latest
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla