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Referendum on the Constitution of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic May Take Place in February

  • The referendum on constitutional amendments in the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh republic is likely to take place in February, deputy speaker of National Assembly, the republic’s parliament, Vahram Balayan, said Sunday
  • Nagorno-Karabakh is a disputed territory, internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan, but most of the region is governed by a de facto independent state with Armenian ethnic majority backed by Russia  

Yerevan, Jan.15 (Sputnik).─ The referendum will be conducted if the parliament approves the amendments bill, the deputy speaker underlined.

The Nagorno-Karabakh parliament will vote on the bill on January 7. The document envisages the change of form of governance in the self-proclaimed country – from the current semi-presidential republic to the presidential republic

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