POLITICIANS, NOT MILITARIES START WARS, FORMER NKR DEPUTY MINISTER SAYS
More frequent sniper attacks on the border are not enough to trigger a
war, a former Nagorno Karabakh Republic (NKR, Artsakh) deputy foreign
In an interview with the Capital Daily, Masis Mayilyan said the
Karabakh war may resume only as a result of political decisions.
“Politicians, not militaries start wars,” Mayilyan said. “What they
do now is a military blackmail. It is Azerbaijan’s attempt to resort
to military diplomacy to achieve success in the negotiations.”
Mayilyan added that neither Stepanakert nor Yerevan are going to
follow the rules of the game imposde by the Azerbaijani authorities.
Meantime he stressed the importance of being ready for any situation
Mayilyan also said he finds Karabakh to be absolutely prepared for
a war at present.
From: A. Papazian