The United States has called for Armenia to end its illegal occupation of Azerbaijani provinces surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh, something it has tried not to do for years. This is a significant event, even though Washington — one of the chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, the international body pretending to mediate the dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh — was studiously vague on the future status of Nagorno-Karabakh, which Yerevan has been illegally occupying for over two decades. Today, it is at least on-record demanding an end to much of the occupation.
And it was all because of a petition.
As we reported nearly six months …read more