by Ashot Safaryan
There is a positive tendency in the process of international recognition of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, NKR Foreign Minister Karen Mirzoyan says in an interview with Karabakh-open.info. He says that this tendency is displayed in the fact that the legislative bodies of different countries and states are adopting resolutions on recognition of peoples' right to self- determination.
The NKR authorities also give high priority to decentralized cooperation of the NKR and foreign towns and to the cooperation at the parliamentary level.
Mirzoyan expressed confidence that the international recognition of the NKR will have a positive effect on the settlement of the Azeri-Karabakh conflict. He thinks it will allow focusing on creation of mechanisms and favorable conditions for peaceful co-existence of the two independent states - Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan, which were formed after the collapse of the USSR and the war unleashed by Azerbaijan.
"The international community is inclined to think that the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic deserves to become a full member of the civilized community of states", said Mirzoyan.