Pakistan terms elections in occupied Nagorno Karabakh illegal


ISLAMABAD, APR 9 (DNA) – Pakistan has termed elections in occupied Nagorno Karabakh illegal. Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aisha Farooqui expressed these views during a press briefing on Thursday.The Presidential and Parliamentary elections held on 31 March 2020 in Nagorno-Karabakh, occupied territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a clear violation of international norms.The election constitutes a clear breach of international law and UN Security Council resolutions. It is taken as an attempt by Armenia to hamper the ongoing negotiation process for finding lasting solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict through peaceful means.

Pakistan reaffirms its principled position on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and reiterates its support to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.=DNA