US Senator Jack Reed has made a compelling call for increased support to the Armenian people of Nagorno-Karabakh, emphasizing the need for concrete actions in response to ongoing human rights violations. In a recent speech
, Senator Reed urged his colleagues and the administration to take strong measures to hold Azerbaijan accountable for its actions.
"It is critical we do more to support the Armenian people of Nagorno-Karabakh. I’m urging colleagues and the Administration to hold Azerbaijan accountable for ongoing human rights violations by imposing targeted sanctions and cessation of U.S. security assistance to Aliyev gov’ernment," Reed stated.
Senator Reed specifically called for the introduction of targeted sanctions against Azerbaijan and advocated for ending American security assistance to the Aliyev government. His statements reflect a growing concern over human rights abuses and violations in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Sanctions have been increasingly used as a diplomatic tool to address human rights violations and promote accountability on the international stage. Senator Reed's call underscores the importance of robust action to address the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh and advocate for the rights and well-being of the affected Armenian population.