The Spanish Congress at a plenary session on December 22 unanimously adopted a statement regarding the blockade of the Lachin corridor by Azerbaijan and the resulting humanitarian crisis, the Armenian Embassy in Spain reports.
The statement, in particular, says:
"For 11 days Azerbaijan has blocked the Lachin corridor – the only land connection between Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. At the same time, the gas supply to the area was stopped, which led to a humanitarian crisis and increased tension in the region. For this reason and in accordance with the position of the European Commission, the Congress of Deputies
- Is following various events around the Lachin corridor with concern.
- Calls on the Azerbaijani authorities to ensure freedom and security of movement along the corridor in accordance with the trilateral statement of November 9, 2020. Restrictions on free movement cause great suffering to the population and can create a humanitarian crisis.
- Calls on the parties to resolve and settle differences through dialogue and negotiations.
- Calls on international structures to prevent a new humanitarian crisis in the region".