Armenia asks the UN to consider sending a peace mission to Nagorno-Karabakh | EUROtoday

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia additionally demanded that the group turn out to be extra concerned in the remark of human rights in the area.

Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoay
Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoayn delivers a speech at the UN this Saturday.LEONARDO MUNOZAFP
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The Foreign Minister of Armenia, Ararat Mirzoayn, This Saturday, ask the UN to consider sending a peace mission to Nagorno Karabakh to “maintain stability” in the space, after an Azerbaijani army operation that has left 200 muertosin accordance to native authorities.

Mirzoayn additionally demanded that the group turn out to be extra concerned in the observance of human rights in the area, lamenting that “allegations that the United Nations is not on the ground and therefore cannot verify the situation cannot be an excuse for inaction.”

The Armenian thus repeated the claims he made in the center of the week earlier than the UN Security Council, throughout a assembly on the event of the High Level Week of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York.

In his speech this Saturday earlier than the Assembly, Mirzoayn insisted that there’s a danger of “genocide” in Nagorno Karabakh, a separatist territory of Azerbaijan populated by Armenians, and referred to as for the withdrawal of the Azerbaijani army from all public buildings in the enclave.

on wednesday Azerbaijan introduced the suspension of the army operation which had been launched the day earlier than towards the separatist territory, after the authorities of the self-proclaimed republic agreed to give up and disarm their armed formations, and after the arrival of a Russian peacekeeping contingent.

The cessation of hostilities occurred simply 24 hours after the Azerbaijani Army started bombing Nagorno-Karabakh so as to restore “constitutional order” in the separatist territory, populated by about 120,000 Armenians.

The enclave had little probability of resisting the new onslaught from Azerbaijan, which started the offensive three years after the final battle for management of the enclave and after subjecting it to a blockade for greater than 9 months.

In December 2022 lower the hall of Lachnthe solely technique of communication between Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh.

In the 44-day battle in 2020, Armenia misplaced two-thirds of the territory in the Karabakh area that it managed after the 1992-1994 battle, together with a part of the self-proclaimed republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, however not the capital, Stepanakert.