Strategic Council Online – Interview: Senior researcher on Central Asia and Caucasus affairs, saying that approvals of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Boundary Commission should not be a prelude to changing the geographical borders in the region, noted: Iran can assist the peace talks in Karabakh so that by stabilizing borders and establishing calm measures can be taken for the future development of the region.
Tag: The Second Karabakh War
Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Caucasus affairs explaining the conflicting approaches between the countries of the Caucasus region and stressing the need for joint steps to resolve the region’s problems within the framework of the 3 + 3 mechanism, said: This plan can be a factor in ensuring prevention of new hostilities in the region.
Strategic Council Online – Interview: A senior researcher at the Presidential Center for Strategic Studies saying that the Russians do not have a similar Iranian perception of the level of threat that would lead to fundamental geopolitical change in the Caucasus, noted: If the corridor sought by Turkey and the Republic of Azerbaijan is created by military action or threat, the balance of power in the region as a whole will change, and Russia will certainly suffer greatly.
Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Caucasus and Turkey affairs, referring to the reports that Armenia has filed a complaint with the International Court of Justice, accusing the Republic of Azerbaijan of putting Armenians under racial discrimination “for decades” and this is contrary to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, which both countries have signed and said: This move by Armenia will not be of much benefit to the country in the short term. This is because the procedure in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is such that after a complaint is filed by Armenia, the Court must approve its jurisdiction by a majority of votes, and if no such majority is formed, the Court will refuse to continue the proceedings.
Strategic Council Online—Interview: An analyst of the Caucasus issues says the recent border tension between Armenia and Azerbaijan took place in line with imposing pressure upon Armenia with the goal of accepting to establish the Zangezur corridor, emphasizing that this corridor is not compatible with any of the present geopolitical and historical realities of the region and cannot be established and these pressures cannot force Armenia to accept it.