PM Pashinyan, PACE’s Paul Gavan discuss Lachin Corridor


YEREVAN, MAY 31, ARTSAKHPRESS. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has met with Paul Gavan, the First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Gavan is visiting Armenia as part of preparing a report on ensuring safe passage along Lachin Corridor.

Issues related to the humanitarian crisis in Nagorno Karabakh resulting from the illegal blockade of Lachin Corridor by Azerbaijan were discussed, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a readout.

The Armenian Prime Minister stated that Azerbaijan has cut off gas and electricity supply from Armenia to Nagorno Karabakh and food supplies are carried out only through peacekeepers. PM Pashinyan said that Azerbaijan seeks to commit ethnic cleansing and genocide in Nagorno Karabakh and called for an appropriate reaction by the international community.

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