WASHINGTON, DC — Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) has sent a letter to the President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakian congratulating the people of Artsakh on the 25th anniversary of the National-Liberation Movement. In the letter, Rep. Schiff praises the Karabakh people’s courage as they pursue freedom and self-determination in the face of unremitting threats by Azerbaijan.

The full letter from Schiff is below:
Dear Mr. President:

I am writing to congratulate you, the people and government of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic on the 25th anniversary of the national liberation movement. A quarter century ago the people of Artsakh raised their voices for freedom and dignity and against Soviet communism and ethnic intolerance.

Artsakh’s path forward has not been easy and it is a tribute to you and your people that the trials of the past did not break your will and determination. The tragedy of Sumgait and other Azerbaijani cities 25 years ago, proved the righteousness of Nagorno Karabakh’s choice to survive and preserve its identity by establishing a sovereign democracy.

You have my support as you work to strengthen your democracy, and I will continue to stand with the people of Artsakh in their struggle towards international recognition. I join you today in looking forward to the day when Artsakh will achieve the recognition it deserves among the community of nations.

Sincerely,
Adam B. Schiff
Member of Congress

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

Armenian Students Capture 7 Medals in International Mathematics Competition

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The International Mathematics Olympiad Competition for Students took place…

Aivazovsky Painting, Stolen in 1976, Found at Auction in Switzerland

ZURICH — Aivazovsky’s Sea painting, which had been stolen from Russia, is…

US State Department Denounces Turkish President Targeting Journalists, Armenians and Gays

WASHINGTON, DC (Armradio.am) — US State Department spokesperson Marie Harf denounced President…

Azerbaijan Providing Israeli Fighter Planes Access to Airfields on Iran Border

WASHINGTON, DC — An article in “Foreign Policy” magazine, titled “Israel’s Secret…