Petition @ It’s time to recognize the Republic of Artsakh!

Mare Nostrum

Recognize Artsakhstarted this petition toEuropean Parliament, United Nations, Deutsche Bundesregierung, Council of Europe and the US Department of State

In the current news coverage on the ongoing war in Nagorno-Karabakh, this region is often referred to as a “disputed region” between Armenia and Azerbaijan and is claimed to be internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan, but to be governed by ethnic Armenians. This statement is misleading and misrepresents the reality about the origins and history of the region.

Ethnic Armenians have inhabited Nagorno-Karabakh or Artsakh for centuries: they have created on these lands for centuries and have prayed on these lands for centuries. The people of Artsakh have never occupied or forcefully taken control of these lands, as Azerbaijan claims. In 1921, the region was arbitrarily placed under the administration of Soviet Azerbaijan by Josef Stalin against the will of the people of Artsakh, who stood…

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