For the Armenian president, Turkey is the biggest obstacle to peace in Nagorno Karabakh

The main obstacle on the way to a peaceful solution in Nagorno Karabakh is Turkey, Armenian President Armenia Sarkisyan declared today in an interview with CBN News television and published on the presidential website.

“Turkey is now the biggest obstacle to the peace process,” said the Armenian president, noting that “without removing Turkey from the general context, it will be very difficult to achieve a peaceful solution through consultations and return to the negotiating table. within the framework of the Minsk Group of the OSCE ”(Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe), reported the Russian news agency Sputnik.

“If all this continues, other neighbors in the region will be involved (in the conflict) and we will have another Syria,” while Turkey will control international pipelines and the situation in the Caucasus will be very unstable, he said in relation to the oil and gas pipeline that carries fuel from the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, on the Mediterranean Sea.

On September 27, armed clashes broke out again in Nagorno Karabakh, the focus of conflict between Yerevan and Baku since that territory, with a predominantly Armenian population, decided to separate in 1988 from the then Azerbaijani Soviet Socialist Republic.

At noon on Saturday, October 10, a ceasefire that had been agreed by the Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers in Moscow, with the mediation of Russia and Turkey, began to rule, but the bombings continued and both parties blame themselves for having broken that agreement.

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