NAGORNYY KARABAKH MIGHT SWAP LANDS FOR INDEPENDENCE – POLL
18 Jun 07
Yerevan, 18 June: Part of [Nagornyy] Karabakh’s population is ready to
"pay" for the independence of the NKR [Nagornyy Karabakh republic]
with liberated territories.
Head of the Sociometer research centre Aharon Adibekyan told a
news conference at the Urbat club today that around 8 per cent of
respondents in a survey conducted in the NKR are ready to exchange
the liberated territories for its independence. He noted that more
than 90 per cent of the people questioned wanted Nagornyy Karabakh
to either be independent or become part of the Armenian Republic.
Adibekyan said that most of the respondents said that an NKR
presidential candidate and former head of the NKR National Security
Service, Bako Sahakyan, was likely to find a solution to the Karabakh
A total of 700 people took part in the poll in Stepanakert, six
regional centres and 11 large populated areas.