Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Azerbaijani-Americans welcome the Mexican Congress resolution on Karabakh conflict

Chamber of Deputies
Azerbaijani-American Council (AAC) and Azerbaijan Society of America (ASA) join all Azerbaijani-Americans in expression of gratitude to the parliamentarians and to the people of Mexico for the resolution "Relative to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan" adopted at the 36th session of the Chamber of Deputies (lower house) of the Congress of Mexico on December 8, 2011.

The resolution introduced by Deputy Marcos PĂ©rez Esquer in the Commission on Foreign Relations condemns the occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh and other territories of Azerbaijan and recognizes the suffering of Azerbaijani people, including those who perished during the 1992 Khojaly genocide. Furthermore, the Chamber of Deputies requested Federal government to instruct Mexico's representative at the United Nations to facilitate activities urging the government of Armenia to comply with resolutions 822, 853, 874 and 884 of the UN Security Council. The resolution of Mexican legislature also appeals to the Republic of Armenia to cease all hostilities against Azerbaijani civilians, to immediately withdraw its forces from the occupied territories of Azerbaijan and to refrain from any hostile acts that undermine regional security.