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Armenia: MPs Demand Discussion Of Karabakh Peace Process

Yerevan, 22 October 1997 (RFE/RL) - The Armenian parliamentary faction "Social State" demanded yesterday that Parliament hold hearings on the current state of the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process.

The group's leader and chairman of the parliamentary committee on social affairs, Gegham Gharibjanyan, said the Armenian Parliament must not be excluded from the decision-making process on resolving the conflict. He urged MPs to take a clear stance on the latest peace plan put forward last month by the OSCE Minsk Group that sponsors the negotiations.

Armenian President Levon Ter-Petrossyan has not yet disclosed details of the plan to Parliament