“The UN Security Council has adopted four resolutions on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. According to international law, like other states, the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan is inviolable.”

Artuss Kaiminš, a member of the Latvian Seimas (Parliament), told Report’s European bureau.

“Latvia has always supported Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity and has not recognized any institution on its territory as a second state,” he said.

Kaiminš noted that although almost 30 years have passed since the Soviet Union’s collapse, there are still conflicts inherited from it: “The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is one of these bitter legacies.”

He noted that maintaining the status quo for many years in resolving such conflicts poses a threat of war to the region and is undesirable: