LEADER OF ARMENIAN POPULAR PARTY: "IT IS NOT THE FIRST TIME WHEN RUSSIA AND OTHER COUNTRIES RECOGNIZE THE TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY OF AZERBAIJAN"
July 16 2008
Armenian diplomats need to carry out huge work to avert negative
consequences on the international arena, said leader of Armenian
Popular Party Stepan Demirchyan at a press conference in Yerevan on
July 15, commenting on the declaration, signed by the Presidents of
Russia and Azerbaijan in Baku, stating the "observance and provision
of sovereignty, territorial integrity and inviolability of the state
According to Demirchyan, the Popular Party of Armenia has always
spoken for partner and strategic relations with Russia. "But Russia
has its own interests and it has a right to have good relations with
other countries, including with Azerbaijan", noted the party leader.
At the same time, Demirchyan noted that Armenian diplomacy will have
to carry out huge work.
Armenian Popular Party leader reminded that instead of averting the
appearance of regulations, undesirable for Armenia, in PACE resolution
No 1914 on Azerbaijan, the Armenian delegation attempted to remove
the shortcomings of the resolution on functioning of democratic
institutions in Armenia.