FRANSE SENAAT AANVAAR RESOLUSIE OOR ERKENNING VAN NAGORNO-KARABAKH

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Frankryk se senaat het op 25 November ‘n simboliese resolusie aanvaar om die Nagorno-Karabakh-streek as ’n  onafhanklike republiek te erken. Dié resolusie het nie die omstrede Kaukasus-streek amptelik as ’n soewereine staat erken nie, maar is bedoel om solidariteit met die groot Armeense gemeenskap van Frankryk te toon. Die besluit  verwag van die Franse regering…

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FRENCH SENATE ADOPTS RESOLUTION CALLING FOR RECOGNITION OF NAGORNO-KARABAKH

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On 25 November, the French Senate voted on a symbolic resolution to recognise the region of Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent republic. The resolution would not officially recognise the disputed Caucasus region as a sovereign state but was drafted to show solidarity with France’s large Armenian community. The resolution calls for the French government to “recognise…

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RUSSIA TO ‘ASSIST’ ARMENIA IF CONFLICT WITH AZERBAIJAN SPREADS BEYOND NAGORNO-KARABAKH

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Russia is prepared to provide “all necessary assistance” to its treaty partner Armenia if violence moves into Armenian territory, as fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh enters its sixth week. If Russia were to enter the conflict, there is a possibility that it could prolong the current clash. On Saturday 31 October, both Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each…

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ARMENIA AND AZERBAIJAN CLASH OVER DISPUTED NAGORNO-KARABAKH REGION

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By Alex Pollock Fighting has erupted once more between Armenia and Azerbaijan, two former Soviet Union republics in the Caucasus region. At the heart of the decades-old conflict is the Nagorno-Karabakh region. It is recognised as part of Azerbaijan, but it is controlled by ethnic Armenians. The countries fought a bloody war over the region…

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