MFA: Georgia does not recognize so-called elections in occupied Azerbaijani territories

  09 September 2019    Read: 2656
  MFA: Georgia does not recognize so-called elections in occupied Azerbaijani territories

Georgia does not recognize the so-called “local self-government elections” conducted on September 8 in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Sept. 9, AzVision.az reports.

“Reaffirming the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan within its internationally recognized borders, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia does not recognize the so-called “local self-government elections” conducted on 8 September 2019, in Nagorno-Karabakh, and the results thereof,” read the statement.

In its statement, the Georgian Foreign Ministry expressed support for a peaceful resolution of the conflict, in full compliance with the norms and principles of international law and through the engagement of the international community.


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