Artsakh Blockade Flash Update with Gev Iskajyan - Ep 267, July 7, 2023
Armenian News Network Groong - July 7, 2023
Episode 267 | Recorded: July 7, 2023
Artsakh HR Ombudsman Gegham Stepanyan says that the situation has become “catastrophic”.
Maria Zakharova said “The humanitarian situation in [Nagorno-Karabakh] is deteriorating. Regrettably we have to note that due to the suspension of supplies the population could be left without food, other essential products and medication.” She called on Azerbaijan to lift the blockade.
US Ambassador to Armenia Kristina Kvien says the US “believes and hopes” that people in Artsakh can live in Azerbaijan with their security and rights observed. Stepanakert did not take her comments quietly and responded to her that Artsakh remains on a course to self-determination.
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Gev Iskajyan is the ANC Representative in Artsakh, Nagorno Karabakh.
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Hovik Manucharyan is an information security engineer who moved from Seattle to Armenia in 2022. He co-founded the ANN/Groong podcast in 2020 and has been a contributor to Groong News since the late 1990s.