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Continuing incidences of sporadic violence between Azerbaijan and Armenia

EDM (Early Day Motion) 744: tabled on 06 December 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses deep concern that despite the November 2020 ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the Nagorno-Karabakh region there are continuing incidences of sporadic violence on an ongoing basis; expresses concern for the Armenian prisoners of war and civilians still unlawfully held by Azerbaijani forces; expresses further concern regarding the scale and prevalence of hate speech and ethnic profiling in that region; states the need to ensure access for humanitarian aid and human rights investigators; calls for the release of unlawfully held prisoners and a cessation of hate speech; and echoes the United Nations and the EU calls for both sides to respect the ceasefire and secure a lasting peace.