Referring to the Karabakh battle, Azerbaijan Sunday referred to as on Armenia “to simply accept the truth” that emerged because of the 44-day battle between the 2 international locations and chorus from chosing “aggressive steps and revanchist insurance policies.”
Baku was the victor of the Karabakh battle with Armenia however tensions stay excessive between the 2 neighbors.
“To label the return of Azerbaijani IDPs (internally displaced individuals) to their houses as a ‘violation’ of the Trilateral Assertion and ‘unlawful settlement’ is yet one more clear manifestation of hypocrisy by Armenia,” Azerbaijani International Ministry spokesperson Aykhan Hajizada mentioned in a press release, in response to a press release by the Armenian International Ministry the day gone by. Hajizada mentioned that Armenia has acted in violation of worldwide legislation and 4 U.N. Safety Council resolutions by occupying Azerbaijani lands for practically 30 years, and likewise ‘forcibly expelled about 1 million Azerbaijanis from their homelands, and brutally destroyed all Azerbaijani historic and non secular monuments within the area.’This assertion demonstrates Armenia’s function of racial discrimination and hatred,” he added.
The spokesperson additionally mentioned that the Yerevan assertion, referring to Azerbaijani settlements with “fictional names,” is “one other manifestation of Armenia’s territorial claims towards Azerbaijan.” It mentioned that Armenia’s declare that Azerbaijan will not be serious about a peace settlement is “one other apparent instance of deception.” “With such statements, Armenia is attempting to cowl up its synthetic delaying of the peace treaty negotiation course of, in addition to its latest blow to the method by refusing to attend the following spherical of negotiations in December 2022,” the assertion added.
The official communique additional mentioned that Armenia is “interfering” with the method of the reintegration of the Armenian residents within the Karabakh area via “provocations,” calling on the political management of Armenia to “act responsibly, to chorus from provocations, statements, and false rhetoric that undermine the alternatives for peace created within the area after the 44-day struggle.”
Relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan had been tense since 1991 when the Armenian navy occupied Karabakh, a territory internationally acknowledged as a part of Azerbaijan – and 7 adjoining areas.
Within the fall of 2020, throughout 44 days of heavy combating, Azerbaijan liberated a big a part of Karabakh and a Russian-brokered peace settlement was subsequently signed, thought of a triumph in Baku.
Armenia introduced final week that it could enchantment to the worldwide group to forestall what it claimed was “genocide” in Karabakh. It claimed that an Azerbaijani blockade of the one land hyperlink between Karabakh and Armenia has spurred a humanitarian disaster there. Baku has denied the accusations.
Final week, Azerbaijan accused Armenia of spreading a “false and slanderous assertion” about remarks by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev at Thursday’s session of the Group of Turkic States (OTS) in Ankara. In a press release on its web site, Azerbaijan’s International Ministry mentioned Armenia “goals at overlaying up the occupation coverage” carried out for practically 30 years, in addition to “the provocations it dedicated and will commit sooner or later towards Azerbaijan and Azerbaijanis in the course of the present post-conflict interval.”
“Presenting the details of purposeful destruction of lots of of our cities and villages, historic and non secular monuments by Armenia in the course of the 30-year occupation; the plundering of our pure sources; the disappearance of practically 4,000 of our residents and the invention of mass graves; Armenia’s continued mine threats; failure to utterly take away the Armenian armed forces from the territories of Azerbaijan opposite to territorial integrity and sovereignty … obstructing the opening of the Zangezur hall; ethnic cleaning towards the Azerbaijani inhabitants in Armenia and the demand for the secure and dignified return of the Western Azerbaijan Neighborhood to their native lands, as a “territorial declare” and “preparation for aggression” towards Armenia, is totally groundless,” the ministry mentioned.
The ministry harassed Armenia violates worldwide legislation when “finishing up ‘Armenization’ of the historic lands of Azerbaijan, to current Azerbaijan’s use of the time period Western Azerbaijan Neighborhood.”
“Armenia, which plundered 9 cities and lots of of villages throughout an almost 30-year occupation interval, carried out ethnic cleaning towards nearly 1 million Azerbaijanis, disadvantaged them of the fitting to return to their houses, has no ethical proper to speak in regards to the rights of internally displaced individuals and refugees after Azerbaijan liberated its native lands and restored these territories,” it mentioned.
The ministry mentioned Azerbaijan is already “taking steps towards the reintegration of Armenian residents dwelling in its territory.” “Azerbaijan conducts dialogue with Armenian residents, and as a goodwill step has proposed to carry the following assembly in Baku. Quite the opposite, the Armenian facet utterly rejected the dialogue proposal of the Western Azerbaijan Neighborhood. This is a sign that Armenia will not be serious about peace and stability within the area and is conducting a duplicitous coverage,” it mentioned.
The ministry pledged to take “all essential steps inside the framework of worldwide legislation towards any provocation by Armenia.”