The members of the US Congress have submitted eight draft proposals for the 2022 budget of the US Department of Defense, which envisage sanctions against Turkey and Azerbaijan, Ermenihaber reports.
In particular, draft 579 proposes to study whether the Turkish Ülkü Ocakları organization is not a terrorist group.
Draft 586 proposes to study the role of Turkish ‘Bayraktar’ drones in the second Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) war, whether it did not violate the US arms export control law. The results of the study must be presented in a report, and due to that, sanctions can be applied against ‘Bayraktars’.
The 52nd draft calls for the suspension of US funding for Azerbaijan in the military sphere, and the 122nd amendment calls for the suspension of some US military assistance projects to Azerbaijan.
The 90th draft calls for an end to funding for Azerbaijan's security assistance, the 560th draft calls for forcing Azerbaijan to return Armenian captives, and the 408th draft calls for a report on humanitarian aid to Nagorno-Karabakh.