The French ambassador to Baku will be summoned to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry in connection with the French National Assembly’s adoption of a resolution calling on the French government to recognize the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh [(Artsakh)], RIA Novosti reported.
"The other side will be informed of the resolute protest of the Azerbaijani side," the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said, in particular, in the respective statement.
The French National Assembly has supported a resolution calling on the French government to recognize Artsakh's independence. A total of 188 French MPs voted for the resolution, solely lawmaker deputies voted against, and 16 others abstained. Earlier, a similar resolution was adopted by the French Senate.