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Aravot: U.S. Department of State will not recognize NKR elections


The authorities of the United States of America won’t recognize the results of the elections due on May 3 in Nagorno Karabakh, announced the U.S. Department of Sate yesterday. “USA doesn’t recognize Nagorno Karabakh as an independent and sovereign state. Connected with it, we won’t accept the results of May 3 elections,” said official representative of the U.S. Department of State Jeff Rathke. He added that “the USA isn’t going to make hasty conclusions on the issue of Nagorno Karabakh before the end of the ongoing negotiations.” Rathke also said, “In the context of a comprehensive settlement of the conflict we recognize that the people of Nagorno Karabakh have the role in deciding their future.” The whole article  here