LEVON TER-PETROSIAN STATED THAT HE IS FAMILIAR WITH THE RECENT PROPOSAL OF THE MEDIATORS ON THE SETTLEMENT OF THE KARABAKH CONFLICT
January 11, 2008
Yerevan /Mediamax/. Ex-President Levon Ter-Petrosian stated in Yerevan
today that he is familiar with the recent proposal of the mediators
on the settlement of the Karabakh conflict.
Mediamax reports that, speaking at a news conference in Yerevan today,
Levon Ter-Petrosian stated that he does not consider himself having
the right to publicize the details. At that the Ex-President urged to
pay attention to the fact that "the recent proposal of the mediators
is the first written document after the conception of common state",
presented to the sides by the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs in 1997".
The former President did not rule out that in case he is elected, the
"logic of the present process" will become a basis for continuation
of the peace process.
Levon Ter-Petrosian stated that the authorities of Armenia in the
course of the recent ten years "did nothing for the settlement of the
Karabakh problem". Answering the question on which exactly constructive
approaches he is planning to use for the settlement of the conflict,
Levon Ter-Petrosian stated:
"Constructive is the approach, which is not non-constructive. To reach
the settlement, it is necessary to change the philosophy and pass on
from torpedoing of the peace process to the solution of the problem".
Commenting on the statements, according to which only a few sentences
are devoted to the settlement of the Karabakh conflict in his
pre-election program, Levon Ter-Petrosian urged the journalists
to consider all his public speeches in the course of the recent 3
months, "the volume of which exceeds 300 pages" also components of
his pre-election program.