Brazil does not recognize so-called “Nagorno-Karabakh republic” – MFA

Mon 04 Feb 2019 13:54 GMT | 17:54 Local Time

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Brazil does not recognize the so-called “Nagorno-Karabakh republic”, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, according to G1.com, a Brazilian news portal.

“No country, including Armenia recognize the independence of the “Nagorno-Karabakh republic,”” the Brazilian ministry noted.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.

The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations. Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on withdrawal of its armed forces from the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding districts.

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