Moskalkova ready to work with the Armenian and Azerbaijani ombudsmen
The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova are ready to cooperate with the ombudsmen of Azerbaijan and Armenia, Sabina Aliyeva and Arman Tatiana accordingly to resolve conflicts between the two Nations, reports the press service of the Russian Commissioner.
"Extremely concerned about the outbreak in the city of Moscow unrest between the representatives of the Azerbaijani and Armenian peoples, reported from the monitoring of the media on 24 July 2020", - stated in the message.
Moskalkova noted that the incitement to hatred and physical violence on the basis of ethnicity "is unacceptable in any civilized society, undermines the principles enshrined in the international universal and regional instruments of human rights and freedoms of man and citizen and can lead to mass violations and irreparable loss".
"I urge all parties to the conflict to the solution of arising disputes through the existing legal mechanisms, as well as Express a willingness to interact with his fellow Commissioner for human rights of the Republic of Azerbaijan S. Aliyeva and human rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia A. Tatiana - for the immediate adoption of measures to protect the rights and freedoms of their compatriots", - said the Ombudsman.
Clash on Armenian-Azerbaijani border continues July 12 and in the adjacent regions of Tavush and Tovuz, bordering also with Georgia and located a few hundred kilometers from Nagorno-Karabakh. Later, the defense Ministry of Azerbaijan stated that the aggravation spread to the line of contact in Karabakh - Aghdam, Khojavand, Fuzuli, Jabrayil, Goranboy and Tartar districts. The Armenian defense Ministry, in turn, reports about the shootings only in the Northern section of the border, hundreds of miles away from Karabakh and Nakhichevan AR. The situation in Karabakh remains relatively calm.
According to Baku, the conflict on the border killed 12 Azerbaijani servicemen, including a General. The Armenian side announced the deaths of five soldiers and also wounding ten military and one civilian. Azerbaijan and Armenia blame for the attacks on each other. A number of countries and international organizations expressed concern about the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and urged the parties to dialogue. The Russian foreign Ministry expressed readiness to mediate for the stabilization of the situation in the region.