MINES ARE LAID IN MOSCOW DECLARATION BY RUSSIA, STEPAN SAFARIAN BELIEVES
Nov 7, 2008
YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 7, NOYAN TAPAN. The signing of the Moscow Declaration
is conditioned by Russia’s intention to strengthen its positions
in the region after the Russian-Georgian armed conflict, member
of "Heritage" party’s board, political scientist Stepan Safarian
expressed an opinion at the November 7 press conference. As he put
it, mines were laid in the Declaration by Russia that wants to say:
"If the OSCE Minsk Group does not prove to be efficient, I will
settle the Karabakh conflict in order to show to the West that I am
the master of the situation in the region".
S. Safarian added that in recent years the Armenian-Turkish relations
were determined by the state of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations. In this
context, according to him, perhaps Russia has come to an agreement
with Turkey that it will make beneficial decisions for Azerbaijan
concerning the Karabakh problem.