Resolution of the 9th Congress of the Working Peasantry of Nagorno-Karabakh – 1920

Resolution of the 9th Congress

1. Consider the interim agreement concluded on behalf of the Karabakh congress with the Azerbaijani government as violated by the latter due to the organized attack of the Azerbaijani troops on the peaceful Armenian population of Karabakh and the extermination of the population in Shushi and surrounding villages.

2. Declare the accession of Nagorno-Karabakh to the Republic of Armenia as its integral part.

3. Request the delegation of the Republic of Armenia in Moscow to inform the Russian Soviet Government on the Congress’ decision.

Plenipotentiaries of the 9th Congress Aslan Shahnazaryan and Nerses Nasibyan, Central Historic State Archive of the Armenian SSR.

Note to document

The congresses of plenipotentiaries of Nagorno-Karabakh and the People’s Government and National Council that they elected fully executed state power in the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh before the Turkish intervention in Transcaucasia, after the capture of Baku by Turkish troops (September 1918), and after the abolition of the Turkish ADR troops.

The second document from the book of A.S. Minasyan “The Karabakh Conflict: Internationally Recognized Grounds for the Problem”

Document No. 2: telegram from the Chairman of the Karabakh Armenian National Council to the Chairman of the delegation of the Republic of Armenia in Moscow on the termination of the temporary agreement with Musavat Azerbaijan by the 9th Congress of the Peasantry of Nagorno-Karabakh on June 9, 1920

Read also: An Agreement Between Armenia and Azerbaijan on Artsakh from August 1919

Document No. 3

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