NOBODY IN ARMENIA AND NKR KNOWS WHY PETER SEMNEBY CANCELED HIS SCHEDULED VISIT TO KARABAKH
19.06.2007 13:25 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia still does
not possess any information why EU Special Representative in Southern
Caucasus Peter Semneby canceled his scheduled visit to Nagorno
Karabakh during his regional tour. Armenian Foreign Minister Vartan
Oskanian stated that after it happened he did not have any chance to
meet P. Semneby himself to clear up the situation. At the same time
the minister noted one of these days a meeting between P.
Semneby and an Armenian diplomat is scheduled in Brussels, during which
he will give reasons for what happened. "When we have any information,
it will be possible to comment on that case," Oskanian stated.
In his part President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Arkadi
Ghukassian answering the same question said during his meeting with
the EU Special Representative’s advisors they assured that currently
P. Semneby plans to pay a visit to Stepanakert, IA Regnum reports. On
June 16 EU Special Representative in Southern Caucasus Peter Semneby
departed for Nagorno Karabakh. However, on the halfway to Stepanakert
he changed the route and returned to Yerevan. There are no explanations
for this decision both from officials in Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh
and from Semneby’s political advisors – Mark Fawcett and Kaupo Kand,
who visited Stepanakert instead of P. Semneby himself June 16-17.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress