MP: GREAT BRITAIN HAS MADE LARGE INVESTMENTS IN AZERBAIJAN AND IS BOUND IN KARABAKH ISSUE (VIDEO)
16:15 | July 15,2014 | Politics
Several members of the Armenia-Great Britain Friendship Group are
satisfied with their recent visit to London. Talking to reporters in
Yerevan, Head of the Armenian delegation Tevan Poghosyan said during
the visit, they discussed political and economic issues.
British are greatly interested in Armenia’s foreign policy, especially
Armenia’s upcoming membership to the Eurasian Economic Union and
Karine Achemyan, a lawmaker from the ruling Republican Party of
Armenia (HHK), says although the British side is not much delighted
with the choice of Armenia, they fully understand the situation. “Our
colleagues in London accepted our proposals and promised to help.
Given the Karabakh issue Armenia cannot put aside its interests and
always speaks from that position during meetings and discussions that
take place on the international level,” she said.
Artsvik Minasyan, another member of the group and a lawmaker from the
Armenian Revolutionary Federation -Dashnaktsutyun, emphasizes Great
Britain’s interest in our region. “England has made large investments
in Azerbaijan, therefore it feels bound to act in favour of Armenia.
It is important that we present our package as counterbalance and in
order to improve partnership with Great Britain,” he stressed.
The British side was particularly concerned about Armenia’s
participation and voting in international processes. Tevan Poghosyan
once again underlined that Armenia cannot vote for a document which
only focuses on a country’s territorial integrity as an international
right. “Armenia has always voted for documents which did not pay
attention to the right of nations to self-determination,” he said.