Under external pressure from the Consulate of Azerbaijan, US City of Highland Councilmember Jody Scott unsuccessfully attempted to overturn a previous unanimous Council decision to establish a sister-city partnership with Berdzor, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), Asbarez reports.
Her failed effort was overcome by Mayor Pro Tem Larry McCallon and the remaining councilmembers who valiantly stayed on course with the partnership despite
Mayor McCallon presented the resolution after personally traveling to NKR and witnessing first-hand the commitment of the local Berdzor government and people to peace, democracy, and economic freedom and development. The resolution was approved by the Council with a 4-0 unanimous vote on November 26, which included Councilmember Scott before she changed her mind under Azeri influence.
In a letter addressed to City of