ArmInfo. The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry responded to the adoption by the Senate of the US state of Colorado resolution in connection with the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, which also recognized the independence of Artsakh and the cultural genocide in Nakhijevan.
"I would like to note that some media representatives tried to provide a link to the structure created in the "occupied territories of Azerbaijan" in the resolution as recognition of this structure. We emphasize that the text of this resolution does not reflect this, and the recognition of any structure as a" state "is not included the powers of the state legislature ", assured the spokesperson for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, Leyla Abudlaeva
At the same time, she informed that the Azerbaijani embassy in the United States sent a letter to the leadership of the Senate of Colorado and all its members calling for the elimination of <serious distortions and inaccurate information> committed against Azerbaijan, as well as appropriate meetings are planned. On April 24, the Senate of the US state of Colorado voted unanimously for proclaiming April 24 as the Day of Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide. The resolution also recognized the Republic of Artsakh and the recent cultural genocide in Nakhijevan. It should be noted that already 9 states of the USA recognized Artsakh.