YEREVAN.- Leader of Heritage Party Raffi Hovannisian said Yerevan would recognize independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic if he were elected president in upcoming elections.
“Modern Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan must be recognized in the new post-Soviet borders of their territories. At the same time the issues concerning demarcation and security guarantees must be solved through talks between the two nations,” Hovannisian said during an online press conference organized by Public Dialogues organization.
It is necessary to establish good neighborly relations between NKR and Azerbaijan. restore communication, he said. Presidential candidate deems the issue on refugees’ voluntarily return to their homes must be solved.
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