UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS HOSTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CAUCASUS
April 20, 2010 – 12:54 AMT 07:54 GMT
The University of St. Andrews (Scotland) hosted The Caucasus: Imagining
Freedom, Negotiating Dominion international conference, which brought
together Armenian, Georgian and Azerbaijani ambassadors to the UK,
as well as scientists and experts from different countries.
The current conflicts in the region, Caucasus-West relations, as
well as historical, cultural and political issues were in the focus
of the conference.
Armenia’s Ambassador to the UK Vahe Gabrielyan referred to the current
challenges that Armenia is facing in its foreign policy: the Karabakh
conflict, Armenian-Turkish normalization and international recognition
of the Armenian Genocide.
Amb. Gabrielyan noted that the Armenian-Turkish normalization cannot
be viewed within context of relations with third countries. He also
touched upon the Karabakh conflict, the press office of the Armenian
Foreign Ministry reported.