Leader of de facto Nagorno-Karabakh Republic says that international recognition remains on the agenda

The self-styled president of the de facto Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), Arayik Harutyunyan, has said that the prospect of international recognition for the unrecognised state remains on the agenda. Harutyunyan made the comments on 4 May, speaking to local populations and community leaders in Martakert and Shahumyan.

The self-styled president also noted that construction work would continue in the villages of Getavan, Zardakhach, Haterk, Zaglik, Chapar and Aknaberd, aimed at building new houses for families displaced by last year’s war, repairing old housing, and creating and rebuilding necessary infrastructure. 

Addressing security issues, Harutyunyan assured his interlocutors that the NKR's de facto authorities supported the peaceful settlement of all issues and were solving problems with the combined efforts of the self-styled Defence Army, the Republic of Armenia, and the Russian military contingent based in Nagorno-Karabakh as part of the 10 November ceasefire agreement.

 

Source: commonspace.eu with Armenpress (Yerevan) 
Photo: The self-styled president of the de facto Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Arayik Harutyunyan, speaks to local populations and community leaders in Martakert and Shahumyan

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