On September 12, the Basque Parliament adopted a Motion about the right to self determination of Nagorno Karabakh. The Motion expresses the Basque Parliament’s support to the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group and states that the implementation of all confidence building measures proposed by the OSCE Minsk group is a necessary condition for the settlement of the conflict. The parliament also calls on sides to withdraw snipers and activate the mechanisms for investigating ceasefire violations.
The Motion also stresses that the people of Nagorno Karabakh have a right to self-determination, and the only basis to the settlement of the conflict is through exercising this democratic right.
The Basque Parliament praises the loyalty of the people of Nagorno Karabakh to democracy and notes that the Nagorno Karabakh authorities should be part of any forum crucial for the future of the country.
The Motion was supported by all major political forces represented in the parliament.