NKR Foreign Minister Received the Delegation of the Basque Country
On February 21, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan received the delegation of the Basque Country, which had arrived in Artsakh with an observation mission. The delegation comprised former MEP, Ph.D. Inaki Irazabalbeitia Fernandez and former MP in Madrid and Basque Parliament Rafael Larreina Valderrama.
NKR MFA Statement
On 20 February 2017, a national referendum on a new draft Constitution was held in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic). The turnout has been 76, 44 per cent of the registered voters, of which 87, 6 per cent supported the adoption of the new Constitution. Around 100 international observers from 30 countries monitored the voting process and positively assessed the organization and conduct of the referendum noting their transparency and compliance with international standards.
NKR Foreign Minister Received International Observers from the Republic of Abkhazia
On February 20, Foreign Minister of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan received Deputy Chair of the People’s Assembly-Parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia Emma Gamisonia and MPs Mkhra Pachulia and Levon Galustian, who had arrived in Artsakh with an international observation mission – to monitor the referendum on the draft new Constitution of the NKR.
The NKR Foreign Minister received the deputies of the European Parliament
On February 20, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan received deputies of the European Parliament, President of the Friendship group with Artsakh in the European Parliament Frank Engel (Luxembourg) and member of the Group Jaromir Stetina (Czech Republic), who are in Artsakh with an observation mission.
The NKR Foreign Minister received international observers
On February 18, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan received a delegation of observers, who arrived in Artsakh from the the USA. On the same day, Karen Mirzoyan received Member of the European Parliament, President of Armenia-EU Friendship Group Eleni Theocharous.
On February 7, 2017, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan, in the direction of the NKR Hadrut region, to the north of Horadiz.