The Austrian parliament unanimously passed a resolution condemning Azerbaijan’s ethnic cleansing against the people of Nagorno-Karabakh
The Austrian Parliament adopted a resolution condemning Azerbaijan's ethnic cleansing against the people of Nagorno-Karabakh, and the discussion was attended by Armen Papikyan, the Ambassador of Armenia to Austria (https://austria.mfa.am/en/news/2023/10/19/adoption-of-a-resolution-by-the-austrian-parliament-condemning-the-ethnic-cleansing-carried-out-by-/12228).
Numerous deputies delivered speeches condemning Azerbaijan, urging the federal government of Austria to lend support to Armenia and the forcibly displaced people from Nagorno-Karabakh.
The resolution, endorsed by all five factions in the legislature, urges the federal government to "condemn, in all international forums and bilateral discussions, Azerbaijan's military actions that have resulted in the mass exodus of over 100,000 ethnic Armenians from Nagorno-Karabakh."
The resolution underscores the significance of safeguarding the rights of ethnic Armenians who remain in Nagorno-Karabakh and those desiring to return. It also emphasizes the implementation of decisions by the International Court of Justice concerning free movement through the Lachin Corridor.
The resolution calls upon the Federal Government of Austria to actively participate in ensuring the free and unimpeded long-term access of international humanitarian organizations to Nagorno-Karabakh. Additionally, it emphasizes the comprehensive protection of Nagorno-Karabakh's cultural assets and churches. The resolution further advocates allocating necessary funds to Armenia, recognizing it as a priority country for Austrian development cooperation, to contribute to the further stabilization of the humanitarian situation.