Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has expressed gratitude for France for the Senate resolution recognizing the independence of .

“I extend my deep gratitude to France and the French people for the Senate Resolution on the recognition of the Republic of Artsakh,” the Prime Minister said in a Facebook post.

“France reaffirms its adherence to universal values, as well as to respect for the fundamental principles of international law,” PM Pashinyan said.

The French Senate voted 305 to 1 (with 30 abstentions) to adopt a resolution on the need to recognize the Republic of Artsakh.

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