NO QUICK SOLUTION IN AZERBAIJAN
Nov 27 2008
YEREVAN – The acceleration of diplomatic traffic between Turkey and
Armenia has brought the Nagorno-Karabakh problem onto national agendas
again, with one Armenian political expert saying some Nagorno-Karabakh
efforts are merely symbolic while real progress is slow in coming.
The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan met with Russian mediators
this month and signed a declaration for a peaceful resolution to
According to Alexander Iskandarian, director of the Caucasus Institute,
one should not attribute great meaning to the declaration.
"No great improvement should be expected in Nagorno-Karabakh in the
short term," he said.
"The Russia-Georgia conflict disturbed Azerbaijan, it understood that
it cannot not solve this problem militarily. In this sense Georgia
set an example," Iskandarian said.