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Aug 23

Press release – The Republic of Western Armenia (Armenia) applied to the UN with a proposal to demarcate the border between the state of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan

 

On the eve of the 99th anniversary of the signing of the Sevres Peace Treaty, the Republic of Western Armenia (Armenia) addressed the UN with a statement on the demarcation of the border between the state of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, taking into account the report-proposal of the Special Commission of the Paris Peace Conference of February 24, 1920 on determining the borders of Armenia .

 

The implementation of the articles of the Sevres Peace Treaty regarding Armenia is a decisive step in the realization of the rights of the Armenian people, the final and fair solution of the Armenian issue.

 

This statement is the fourth in a row.

The state structures of the Republic of Western Armenia (Armenia) in 2018 adopted a decision and appealed to the UN with Statements:

  1. a) on membership in the UN;
  2. b) on the implementation of the Arbitral Award of the 28th US President Woodrow Wilson of November 22, 1920, the establishment of the Republic of Western Armenia (the state of Armenia) within the territories determined by the Arbitral Award;
  3. c) on the demilitarization of the territories of Western Armenia and Cilicia, the withdrawal from there of the occupying forces of the Republic of Turkey.

 

These statements were sent to the UN in May, November 2018 and in August 2019.

 

Regarding the rights of the Armenian people, the process of applying to international competent structures became possible after the following steps were implemented.

 

Thanks to the efforts of the Armenians of Western Armenia in the field of state building, the following institutions were formed: the institution of the presidency, the government and parliament of the Republic of Western Armenia (Armenia), and the processes of ensuring their legitimacy were completed.

 

The collection “A single political and legal package on the protection of the rights of Armenians of Western Armenia” is presented to the public in five languages ​​- Armenian (Eastern Armenian and Western Armenian), English, Russian, Turkish and French, and is published on the official websites of the Government and Parliament in the section “Legal Package”:

http://gov-wa.info,

http://parliament-wa.info

 

As a result of legislative work in the field of protecting the rights of the Armenians of Western Armenia, a legal, political and legislative field was formed, the final stage of which will be a nationwide discussion of the draft Constitution of the Republic of Western Armenia (Armenia), a referendum and on its basis the adoption of the Constitution.

 

The Republic of Western Armenia (Armenia) has recognized, acceded to and ratified the most important international treaties, declarations and conventions.

 

Finally, the time has come to begin a new process in the field of protecting the rights of the Armenian people, which is being implemented today.

 

In preparing the statements, the studies and publications of Armenian historians and legal scholars were taken into account, including: John Kirakosyan, Ruben Sahakyan, Mkrtich Nersisyan, Yuri Barsegov, Alexander Manasyan, Ara Papyan, as well as materials from the collection of documents “The Nagorno-Karabakh Problem – Ways of Settlement”.

 

 

Press Service of the Republic of Western Armenia (Armenia)

08/08/2019

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