Politics 20:17 04/05/2021 NKR

Artsakh Foreign Ministry welcomes MEPs’ letter calling for release of Armenian POWs

The Artsakh Foreign Ministry on Tuesday welcomed the letter of over 120 members of the European Parliament (MEPs) urging European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and President of the European Council Charles Michel to demand the release of Armenian prisoners of war (POWs) held by Azerbaijan.

“We commend the letter by 121 members of the European Parliament addressed to the President of the European Commission and the President of the European Council on urgent need to release Armenian prisoners of war currently unlawfully held in Azerbaijan,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

“We highly appreciate the position of the members of the European Parliament to voice about the violations by Azerbaijan of international humanitarian law and uphold the legal demand by Artsakh. This is an exemplary manifestation of humanism, moral values and adherence to norms and principles of international law," it added.



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