Albanian ex-president: I call on int’l community to engage with greater seriousness in full resolution of Karabakh conflict
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.30
By Leman Zeynalova - Trend:
For a few days an armed conflict with serious loss of lives and numerous injuries to civilians and military has been happening between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Sali Berisha, former President of Albania, Member of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, told Trend.
"The cause of this conflict lies in the occupation of wide territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan by Armenia. The international law requires to establish territorial integrity and sovereignty throughout the country's territory, i.e. in areas that have been held for years occupied by Armenia," said the former president.
He pointed out that Armenia holds occupied Nagorno Karabakh and seven adjacent regions internationally known as the territory of Azerbaijan.
"Completely supporting Azerbaijan's legal right to establish full sovereignty in all territories occupied for around three decades by Armenia I call on the international community to engage with greater seriousnessin the full resolution of this conflict in accordance with international acts and laws ending the Armenian occupation of the territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan," he concluded.