Under the cover of Putin’s War other authoritarians try to make gains while the world is distracted. U.K. expresses concern about the deteriorating situation in Nagorno-Karabakh and calls for “substantive talks and the importance of a comprehensive peace agreement.”

Mar 24, 2022 | Uncategorized

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL6835):

Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool :
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the reported remarks of President Aliyev of Azerbaijan that the Nagorno-Karabakh region does not exist and it should not be called as such, and (2) the implications of these remarks for the Armenian population in the region. (HL6835)

Tabled on: 10 March 2022

Answer:
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

There remain a number of outstanding issues related to or resulting from the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict which require comprehensive solutions. We are keen to see these outstanding matters settled quickly to ensure peace and security across the region. We continue to urge the sides to refrain from rhetoric that might exacerbate tensions.

Date and time of answer: 24 Mar 2022 at 15:49.

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL6834):

Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, following the cutting of the gas supply to the region. (HL6834)

Tabled on: 10 March 2022

Answer:
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

The UK Government is aware of reports of disruption to gas supplies to the region and the impact this is having on civilians. Supplies should be restarted without any further delay. We continue to urge the parties to settle all matters through substantive negotiations without preconditions.

Date and time of answer: 24 Mar 2022 at 15:49.

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL6833):

Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, following the reporting targeting of villages in the area on the border with Azerbaijan. (HL6833)

Tabled on: 10 March 2022

Answer:
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

The UK Government is concerned by reports of recent ceasefire violations between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces and deeply regrets the loss of life. We continue to monitor the situation closely. In our contacts with both governments we continue to stress the need for substantive talks and the importance of a comprehensive peace agreement.

Date and time of answer: 24 Mar 2022 at 15:48.

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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