Political parties represented at Azerbaijani Parliament send letter of protest to chairman of Russian State Duma
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 27 /Trend, M.Aliyev/
Political parties represented in the Parliament of Azerbaijan sent a letter of protest to the Russian State Duma Chairman Boris Grizlov in connection with the "observation" mission conducted by a group of Russian MPs in the "parliamentary elections" in Nagorno-Karabakh, the website of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party reported.
"There is no need to prove that the elections held in the occupied territories by unrecognized separatist regime are contrary to all norms and principles of international law, can not be considered legitimate," the letter says.
Despite all efforts of the Armenian side, the international community - the UN, OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs, the Council of Europe, the European Union and many countries have not recognized the "elections" which the separatists conduct in Nagorno-Karabakh, the letter to Boris Grizlov said.
"But unfortunately, members of the State Duma of Russia - Igor Chernichenko, Cril Cherkasov, Tatiana Volozhin, Maxim Mishenko, Konstantin Zatulin, as well as a member of the Students' Parliament under the State Duma of Russia Galina Ratnikova, a Russian citizen Viktor Sheynits and Strategic Culture Foundation expert Andrey Areshev illegally entered the territory of our country under the guise of an observer mission, "watching" fictitious "parliamentary elections" in Nagorno-Karabakh, were accomplices of the illegal actions of the separatists," the letter said.
Similar protest letters were sent to heads of parliaments of the Czech Republic, Germany, USA, Iran, Argentina, Slovakia and France.