NKR Former Foreign Affair Minister Sees An Chance For NKR Independen

NKR FORMER FOREIGN AFFAIR MINISTER SEES AN CHANCE FOR NKR INDEPENDENCE RECOGNITION

ARMENPRESS
12 September, 2012
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 12, ARMENPRESS: Arstakh recognition procedure
should be precipitated in parallel with Nagorno Karabakh conflict
regulation. In the briefing with the reporters NKR former Foreign
Affair Minister Arman Melikyan stated, NKR recognition issue has long
been in the agenda, yet we should hope for issue settlement through
the means of negotiations. According to the diplomat Armenia does
not want to be the initiator in this issue, not desiring to damage
the procedure. Melikyan deems much depends on the formation of the
issue, yet he is not for Armenia recognize NKR as sovereign country
by single act. In the words of the interlocutor NKR recognition must
be implemented by multi-stage procedure. Arman Melikyan believes the
probability of war with Azerbaijan is 50/50. “Taking into consideration
the current reality I guess the war can occur only in the regional
context, in the Middle East” Melikyan underscored. NKR issue became
topical after criminal Ramil Safarov extradition to Azerbaijani
authorities and his subsequent pardon. Many political scientists state,
Hungary- Azerbaijan deal creates the opportunity for Armenian part
to speculate NK independence international recognition issue in more
targeted way.

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