17:28, 11 March, 2013
YEREVAN, MARCH 11, ARMENPRESS. The deputies of the European Parliament started to send letters supporting those nine Lithuanian deputies, who made a decision to create a friendship group with the Artsakh Republic. The first of them is the Chairman of the EU-Armenia friendship group of the European Parliament, Deputy from Cyprus Eleni Theocharous. The ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Europe Armenian Cause Office informed “Armenpress” about this.
The President of Europe Armenian Cause Ooffice Gaspar Karapetyan stated: “The initiative of the Lithuanian deputies on creation of the friendship group with the Artsakh Republic must become an example for all those political figures, who keep preaching about the human rights defense and right to self-determination of the nations.”
The nine Lithuanian deputies Dalia Kuodite, Dangute Mikutiene, Alma Monkauskaite, Vince Vaidevuye- Margeviciene, Orinta Leipute, Kestutis Masiulis, Algis Kaseta, and Provilas Urbsys remained loyal to their initiative to create a friendship group with the Artsakh Republic.