NATO sided with those who do not recognize presidential elections in Karabakh

PanARMENIAN.Net - NATO does not recognize the results of presidential elections in Nagorno Karabakh, NATO Spokesman James Appathurai stated yesterday. He said, like other international organizations and structures "NATO does not recognize the results of presidential elections, as well as any other elections in Karabakh," AHN reported.



Today Nagorno Karabakh holds presidential elections. According to the CEC of NKR, by 11 o'clock local time 24.5% of eligible NKR citizens have participated in the voting thus overcoming the minimum necessary barrier for elections to be valid.



Five candidates are running for the presidential post. Ex-Director of the NKR National Security Service Bako Sahakyan, former Deputy Foreign Minister Masis Mailyan, NKR NA member Armen Abgaryan, lecturer at the Artsakh State University professor Vanya Avanesyan and leader of Artsakhi Communist Party, head of the Control Service of the NKR Government's Administration are running for the post.
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