Towards a fair and just resolution: The Mountainous (Nagorno) Karabakh Conflict

Towards a fair and just resolution: The Mountainous (Nagorno) Karabakh Conflict

 


Position paper by A.R.F.DASHNAKTSUTYUN
September 2010
Yerevan – Stepanakert


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CONTENTS:
Executive Summary
Brief history of the conflict
– Before Sovietization
– Mountainous Karabakh under Soviet Azerbaijani Rule: 1921-1988)
The Karabakh Movement
– 1988 – 1991
– The Karabakh War
– The Cease‐Fire Agreement
The Peace Process
– Mediation by the Russian Federation and the Commonwealth of Independent States
– OSCE Mediation Efforts and the Ongoing Peace Process
State Building
Blockade of Mountainous Karabakh and Armenia
Conclusion
ARF-D Position on the Mountainous (Nagorno) Karabakh conflict
Appendices
– Appendix 1, Decision of the Special Session of the NKAO Council of People?s Deputies of XX Session
– Appendix 2, Article 3, an extract from the Law of the USSR on the Procedures of the Resolution of Problems on the Secession of a Union Republic from the USSR
– Appendix 3, Declaration of Independence
  Proclamation of the Mountainous Karabakh Republic, 1991 (adopted at a joint session of legislative bodies)
– Appendix 4, League of Nations: Extract from Journal 17 of the First Assembly, Geneva 1920 (page 139)
– Appendix 5, Ethnic Cleansing Campaigns
  Shushi Massacre
  Sumgait
  Pogroms in Baku
  Forcible Deportation of 24 Armenian Villages of Nagorno Karabakh known as Operation “Ring”
  Maragha
  Destruction of physical evidence of a territory?s Armenian identity: the Armenian Cemetery in Djulfa, Nakhichevan
Basic Facts
MAPS