MEDFORD, MA — Robert Avetisyan, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) Permanent Representative to the US, participated in the roundtable discussion on Azerbaijan-Karabakh conflict, which took place at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, organized by students of the university’s Tavitian Scholars Program Class of 2014.
Prof. Michael Glennon, Prof. Alan Henrikson, Prof. Ruben Shugaryan, as well as regional experts and students from the Fletcher School and other universities attended the event called «In Pursuit of Peace». The event was dedicated to the 20th anniversary of signing ceasefire between Nagorno Karabakh, Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Meeting participants exchanged opinion on political, legal and humanitarian aspects of the conflict between Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh, as well as various geopolitical regional developments.
In his comments, Robert Avetisyan stressed the importance of a comprehensive and constructive negotiation process, restoration of NKR’s full participation, and implementation of confidence-building measures between the conflicting sides.
Robert Avetisyan also offered ideas on reinforcement of the ceasefire regime, and intensification of effective negotiations towards peaceful resolution of the conflict with Azerbaijan.