Charles Michel reconciled Aliyev and Pashinyan

23 May 2022, 08:08 | Peace
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European Council President Charles Michel held bilateral talks with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan ahead of a trilateral meeting that discussed Nagorno-Karabakh, Voice of America reports..

Recall that the long-standing dispute over the status of Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan resulted in a six-week war in 2020..

During the fighting, Azerbaijani troops ousted Armenian forces from territories they had controlled since the 1990s..

Later, with the mediation of Russia, a truce was concluded.

According to official Baku, Aliyev told Michel "


Pashinyan discussed with Michel the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh, humanitarian issues and stressed the need to resolve them, the office of the Prime Minister of Armenia reported.

In recent weeks, Pashinyan has faced a series of protests in Yerevan following his claims that the international community wants Armenia to "

Pashinyan's opponents criticize his role in leading the Armenian side in 2020 and argue that his recent public statements indicate that he is making too significant concessions to Azerbaijan.

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The second war in Karabakh ended on November 10, 2020 with the signing of an agreement between Baku and Yerevan through the mediation of the Kremlin. Armenia transferred the territories of four regions under the control of Azerbaijan, Russian troops entered the line of contact.

On September 2, 1991, at the joint session of the Nagorno-Karabakh regional and Shaumyan district Councils of People's Deputies, a Declaration was adopted on the proclamation of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic within the borders of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region (NKAR) and the adjacent Shahumyan region of the Azerbaijan SSR. On December 10, 1991, a referendum was held on the status of the NKR.; 99.89% of the participants of which spoke in favor of its independence.

This percentage was achieved due to the fact that the referendum was boycotted by the Azerbaijani minority (23% of the total population) of the region. The referendum was not recognized by the international community.

On January 6, 1992, the NKR Parliament of the first convocation - the NKR Supreme Council - adopted the Declaration " The declaration of independence was preceded by almost four years of Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, which led to a significant number of victims and refugees on both sides, caused by the use of mass violence and ethnic cleansing..

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