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The Republic of Artsakh

ANCC Position

UPHOLDING ARTSAKH'S RIGHT TO SELF-DETERMINATION The ANCC strongly advocates for the formal recognition of the Republic of Artsakh and its people’s fundamental right to self-determination. Furthermore, the ANCC supports the peaceful resolution of the conflict through the OSCE Minsk Group initiative, strongly rejecting a resumption of hostilities and Azerbaijan’s continuous aggression towards Artsakh. Canada, through [...]

2019-08-21T13:38:02-05:00August 21st, 2019|The Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)|

Historical Background

The Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) is an integral part of historic Armenia that was arbitrarily carved out in 1921 by Joseph Stalin and placed under Soviet Azerbaijani administration, but with autonomous status, as part of the Soviet divide-and-conquer strategy in the Caucasus. During seven decades of Soviet Azerbaijani rule, the Armenian population of Artsakh (Nagorno [...]

2019-08-21T14:48:45-05:00August 21st, 2019|The Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)|