(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
The resolutions of the chambers of the French Parliament calling
for the imposition of sanctions against Azerbaijan do not reflect
the official line of Paris. This was stated to journalists on
Wednesday by a representative of the French Foreign Ministry,
citing tass .
'This initiative of the parliamentarians is not the official
position of the French government and was adopted completely
independently, in accordance with the principle of separation of
powers,' the diplomat said.
According to him, the position of the French government is well
known. He recalled Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna's statements
that 'France will continue to encourage the parties to move forward
in the negotiations to seize the opportunity to achieve peace.'
The National Assembly, the lower house of the French Parliament,
has unanimously adopted a biased resolution demanding 'to stop
Azerbaijan's aggression against Armenia'.
The resolution has been voted in favor by 256 MPs, while zero
voted against it. The co-authors of the draft resolution are the
MPs of the Renaissance party of French President Emmanuel
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