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German Foreign Ministry: “Nagorno-Karabakh is an integral part of Azerbaijan in terms of international law”

12.11.2014 | 12:16

buntestaqAn article titled “Clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh” has been posted on the website of the German Bundestag, “KarabakhİNFO.com” international e-journal reports quoting AzerTAc.

 

The article says that violations of the ceasefire during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict have escalated since early 2014.

 

 

It is said that the Foreign Affairs Ministry has responded to the query addressed by the Left-wing fraction of Bundestag to the Federal Government.

 

 

The response #18/2816 of the Federal Government to the query #18/2728 addressed by the Left-wing fraction says: “Nagorno-Karabakh is an integral part of Azerbaijan in terms of international law; however, it is under control of the Armenian Armed Forces.”

 

 

It is also said in the letter of response that the firefights on the line of contact has escalated to a maximum in late July and early August and then de-escalated. Snipers, submachine guns, as well as other infantry weapons were most used during the firefights.

 

 

According to the Federal Government, the “self-defense forces” of “Nagorno-Karabakh Republic” have 23,000 soldiers, 8000 members of which are servicemen of the Armenian Armed Forces.

 

“KarabakhİNFO.com”

 

 

12.11.2014 12:16

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