20TH ANNIVERSARY OF MOVEMENT WILL BE MARKED THE DAY AFTER THE ARMENIAN ELECTION
The government set up a state committee to prepare the celebration
of the 20th anniversary of the Karabakh movement. The starting
day is February 20 when in 1988 the Soviet of People’s Deputies of
Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region and Shahumyan extended a request
to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR for the unification with Armenia.
By the way, the Armenian presidential election will be held on February
19, and the outcome may influence the celebration. Especially that
most controversies among the candidates of the Karabakh issue. What
will the stance of the new Armenian government on the settlement of
the Karabakh issue be?
Will the stance of the Armenian government on the Karabakh issue change
20 years after the movement? What new can the Armenian government
offer Karabakh in the current situation? The options are quite few.