Month: September 2010

European Parliament supports OSCE on Nagorno-Karabakh

The EP strongly supports the OSCE and renewed efforts for a cease fire consolidation in Nagorno-Karabakh, concludes a new short paper published by European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) today. The short paper is entitled "Europe's options in Nagorno-Karabakh. An analysis of views of the European Parliament" and can be downloaded on the EuFoA website at This paper combines the result of a poll among 100 MEPs carried out by the British company ComRes in the European... Read more

Debate around Azerbaijani attempts to vote a UN resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh

Recent Azerbaijan attempts to vote a UN resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh - despite the fact that the OSCE Minsk Group is the only internationally recognized forum to deal with this conflict - was largely commented in Armenia and Europe. The EuFoA press release on this subject was a part of this debate, and EuFoA Secretary General was interviewed by the Armenian media to further explain EuFoA's position. Taking into consideration the international community, particularly the Minsk Group... Read more

Fatal cease-fire violations continue along the line of contact in Nagorno-Karabakh

Fatal clashes at the cease-fire line at the Karabakhi border are recently becoming more intensive, as the OSCE Minsk group co-chairmen travel to the region. On this occasion, the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office strongly condemned the recent violations of the ceasefire agreement, while the Minsk group co-chairmen reminded that "the use of force created the current situation, and its use again would only lead to suffering, devastation, and a legacy of conflict and hostility that would last for... Read more

EU should speak with one voice on Karabakh at UN level

European Friends of Armenia has issued a call upon the EU to continue its support for the OSCE Minsk Group peace negotiations amid a new UN initiative on a Nagorno-Karabakh resolution recently launched by Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani draft resolution to be discussed at the UN General Assembly on Thursday 9 September is expected to be voted against by the three Co-Chairs of the Minsk Group, France, Russia and the USA. But according to EuFoA's sources, a common response by all EU countries is not... Read more

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September 2010