US Congressmen submit proposals aimed to preserve cease-fire regime on Nagorno Karabakh contact line

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US Congressmen submit proposals aimed to preserve cease-fire regime on Nagorno Karabakh contact line

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 24, ARMENPRESS. U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce and Democrat Eliot Engelurge their Congressional colleagues to join a bipartisan call for renewed U.S. leadership in keeping the peace along the Nagorno Karabakh line of contact.“Armenpress”reports that the Armenian National Committee of America informs about this.

The two senior legislators are currently collecting Congressional signatures on a letter addressed to Ambassador James Warlick – the U.S. co-chair to the OSCE’s Minsk Group, where they specifically call for the U.S. and OSCE to abandon their failed policy of false parity in responding to acts of aggression, noting that.

The Congressmen propose concrete steps which will save lives and help to avert war in the short term and will contribute to a comprehensive and enduring peace for all the citizens of the region in the long term.

The proposals included in the letter are the following:

An agreement from all sides not to deploy snipers along the line of contact.

The placement of OSCE-monitored, advanced gunfire-locator systems and sound-ranging equipment to determine the source of attacks along the line of contact.

The deployment of additional OSCE observers along the line of contact to better monitor cease-fire violations.

The Congressmen noted that Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh have both expressed support for these life-saving initiatives, while Azerbaijan has not.

ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian thanked Congressmen Royce and Engel for this initiative, mentioning that they support those proposals together with Armenia and Artsakh Republic.


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