Spanish Congress adopts motion on Nagorno-Karabakh

Spanish Congress adopts motion on Nagorno-Karabakh

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Congress of Deputies of Spain has adopted a motion on Nagorno-Karabakh, expressing condolences to the families of the victims of the war and reaffirming its deep friendship with the Armenian people, the Armenian Embassy in Madrid said in a Facebook post on Monday, November 23.

Drafted and submitted by lawmaker John Iñarritu, the motion highlights the importance of protecting Armenian cultural and religious sites that have gone under Azerbaijan's control.

The document also stresses the possibility of increasing EU humanitarian aid to the people of Karabakh, as well as the need to ensure the return of internally displaced persons and refugees to their homes.

None of the political forces voted against the motion.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Russian and Azerbaijani Presidents Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev on November 10 signed a statement to end the war in Karabakh after almost 45 days. Under the deal, the Armenian side is returning all the seven regions surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh, having lost a part of Karabakh itself in hostilities.

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