IN Armeniaas in a number of countries of the former Soviet Union, there is a powerful lobby represented by organizations created through Western foundations that represent the interests of USA and its allies to undermine the influence Russia. The head stated this Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov during a press conference following the work at the 78th session UN General Assemblyreports the Lenta.ru correspondent.
“We treat this as artificially inflamed passions and we know who is in charge,” the minister emphasized.
According to him, “unfortunately, the Armenian leadership itself is adding fuel to the fire.” Lavrov recalled that after the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and the president Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a document that they actually recognize Karabakh as the territory of Azerbaijan, the head of the Armenian parliament “was not ashamed to declare that Karabakh Baku gave Putin“
September 20 NKR government reported about surrender after the start of the anti-terrorist operations Baku. Armenia officially renounced its claims to the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and participation in the settlement process.
In May, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced his readiness to recognize Nagorno-Karabakh as part of Azerbaijan, subject to ensuring the safety of the Armenian population. According to him, Armenia recognizes the territory of Azerbaijan of 86,600 square kilometers, which includes Karabakh.
Russian President Vladimir Putin also noted that Armenia essentially recognized Azerbaijan’s sovereignty over Nagorno-Karabakh. He recalled that Armenia recorded the territorial status of Karabakh in the Prague Statement. The head of state emphasized that this was not a decision Moscownamely Yerevan. “What should we say here? There is nothing to say here. If Armenia itself recognized that Karabakh is part of Azerbaijan,” he said.