France-Karabakh Friendship Circle welcomes California Senate Resolution

10:57 04.09.2014

The France-Karabakh Friendship Circle ha issued a statement, warmly
welcoming Resolution AJR 32 adopted on August 27, 2014 by the
California State Senate, which "encourages and supports the
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic's continuing efforts to develop as a free
and independent nation in order to guarantee its citizens those rights
inherent in a free and independent society".

The statement, in particular, reads, "The Resolution adopted on the
eve of the 23rd anniversary of the NKR independence welcomes the NKR
efforts aimed at the development of a legal state and democratic

The vote in California, which occupies the 8th place in the world in
its economic potential, testifies that the independence of Artsakh is
an irreversible process, because this democratic state cannot be again
subjected to Azerbaijan, which is considered authoritarian by numerous
human rights organizations".

The Circle calls upon France to follow the example of California, in
full compliance with the Republic's values.

From: A. Papazian