FM: Azerbaijan remains committed to the peaceful settlement Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

FM: Azerbaijan remains committed to the peaceful settlement Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
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"As the result of military aggression by Armenia, 20 percent of territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan, including Nagorno-Karabakh and seven adjacent regions have been occupied as well as almost one millions of people have become refugees and internally displaced persons," said Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the virtual meeting of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir, the MFA told APA.

"Numerous historical, cultural and religious monuments in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan have been brutally destroyed including a vast number of artifacts of Azerbaijani historic and Islamic heritage. While the Government of Azerbaijan remains committed to the peaceful settlement of Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on the basis of the norms and principles of international law, and relevant UNSC and OIC resolutions it retain legitimate right to use all means necessary to restore its territorial integrity and sovereignty in full," said Mr Mammadyarov.

Faiq Mahmudov

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