NAM member states do not recognize the so-called "elections" in Nagorno-Karabakh
- 05 April 2020
On April 4, the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) issued a statement on the so-called "elections" in the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told APA.
The Non-Aligned Movement, the second largest political platform after the UN and uniting 120 countries, stressed that the acquisition of territories by force is unacceptable and stated that the situation after the occupation of the territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan will not be legally recognized by any country.
In this regard, the Non-Aligned Movement member states stated that they did not recognize the so-called "elections" held in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan on March 31 this year and considered the so-called "elections" illegal.
In conclusion, referring to paragraph 662 of the Final Act of the Baku Summit, the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement reiterated its support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan within its internationally recognized borders and the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict on UN Security Council resolutions.