August 31, 2016 - 16:35 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - The Nagorno Karabakh Forum will launch in Uruguay on Friday, September 2, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the declaration of Karabakh's independence, Prensa Armenia reports.
"The Nagorno Karabakh Forum in Uruguay is a space composed of social activists, academics and legislators that aims to enrich and promote the country's position in supporting a peaceful resolution in the conflict involving the Republics of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and threatens the stability of the entire South Caucasus," said the Armenian National Committee of Uruguay which has organized the initiative.
According to ANC Uruguay, the members of the Forum will unveil research articles and engage in discussions on issues concerning Nagorno Karabakh.
The Forum is sponsored by the Embassy of Armenia and will be attended by Robert Avedisyan, Permanent Representative of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic to the United States, who will read a message sent by President Bako Sahakyan supporting the initiative.
Other participants include Senator Rafael Michelini, Senator Ruben Martinez Huelmo and Deputy Daniel Radio (both blacklisted by Azerbaijan), Deputy Susana Pereyra (one of the international observers in the presidential elections in Nagorno Karabakh), Deputy Pablo Abdala, Belela Herrera, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, Historian Gerardo Caetano and Oscar Lopez Goldaracena, lawyer and human rights specialist.