Uruguayan Deputy Calls for Nagorno-Karabagh Recognition


Deputy Daniel Radio

Deputy Daniel Radio

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (Agencia Prensa Armenia) — Uruguayan Deputy Daniel Radio asked the authorities of his country to recognize the Republic of Nagorno-Karabagh in the commemoration of the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Montevideo, on April 25.

Radio called for the recognition of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh by Uruguay, since “there are features that allows our country to make this choice. This is not an utopia: it is time for Uruguay to seriously consider this possibility and hopefully undertake that path.”

“I would love that in fifty years, the grandson of any of us could hear a Legislator express their pride because Uruguay was the first country to recognize Nagorno-Karabakh,” added Radio.

The ceremony, led by the Speaker of the House of Representatives Gerardo Amarilla, was held in the Legislative Palace of Uruguay and was attended by Senators Luis Lacalle Pou, Luis Alberto Heber, Alvaro Delgado, Rafael Michelini, Rubén Martinez Huelmo and Pablo Mieres, along with Deputies Gerardo Amarilla, Pablo Abdala, Daniel Radio, Ope Pasquet, Alfredo Asti, Jorge Gandini, Graciela Bianchi, Gustavo Penades, Amin Niffouri, Martin Lema, Eduardo Rubio, Juan Jose Olaizola, José Luis Satdjian, Antonio Zoulamian and Pedro Jisdonian. The event was also attended by Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa and the Ambassadors of Russia and Israel.