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October 10, 2017  16:43

France-Artsakh friendship circle welcomes the resolution supporting Artsakh independence

The France - Artsakh friendship circle welcomed the adoption of the resolution by Michigan State Senate supporting the independence of Artsakh.

STEPANAKERT, OCTOBER 10, ARTSAKHPRESS: This is stated in the statement issued by the friendship circle.The adoption of the resolution is particularly important in the sense that it "clearly connects the legitimate recognition of the people and its democratic institutions with peace and stability in the region." The friendship circle highly appreciates Michigan Senate, particularly senator Knezek’s decisive contribution in promoting the international recognition of the Artsakh Republic. Chairman of the France-Artsakh friendship circle François Rochebloine highlighted the fact that the resolution touched upon the injustices and pressures that faced Artsakh since Stalin's time.In his speech, he stressed that this new recognition confirms the irreversibility of Artsakh's independence and paves the way for international recognition. 

Michigan became the 8th U.S. state to recognize the independent Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) today, with the overwhelming passage of S.R.99, spearheaded by Senator David Knezek (D–5th District).The bipartisan measure calls upon the U.S. to establish economic and cultural ties with the Artsakh Republic and support peace and stability across the South Caucasus, reported the Armenian National Committee of Michigan (ANC of Mich).


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