I welcome the new approaches to and statements on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, especially when those approaches and statements put the opponent in a difficult situation. However, it is necessary to approach the issue carefully and through an in-depth analysis of the potential consequences. This is what chairman of the board of Heritage Party Raffi Hovannisian told journalists today as he commented on the talks over the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Hovannisian particularly recalled the statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov during his visit to Baku where he pinpointed the fact that it is necessary to take into consideration all the sides of the conflict, particularly the communities living in Karabakh, which is not in the interests of the Armenian side since Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan was talking about taking into consideration the interests of all the peoples engaged in the conflict, including Armenians, the people of Artsakh and the Azerbaijanis.
According to the politician, Azerbaijan has the opportunity to advance its vision for the settlement of the conflict, that is, the engagement of the so-called ‘Azerbaijani community’ of Karabakh in the talks.
“I urge the government to be more careful and provident and assess all the possible risks,” Hovannisian said.