Politics 18:51 17/10/2017

Modern Diplomacy: Why Azerbaijan is unable to offer viable solutions to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Author of articles David Davidian, an adjunct lecturer at the American University of Armenia, has touched upon the issues due to which Azerbaijan fails to offer viable solutions to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in an article titled “Why Azerbaijan is unable to offer viable solutions to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict” published by Modern Diplomacy American magazine.

“The impasse has been caused by Baku's assumption that time will force Armenia and the Armenians of NK into economic collapse and thus push Armenia to sue for a resolution of the conflict in the interest of Azerbaijan.

Baku demands NK be integrated into Azerbaijan, NK want their republic recognized.

If NK Armenians gain autonomy, surely other ethnic minorities who find themselves under Azerbaijani jurisdiction such as the Lezgin and Talish, will demand geo-ethnic autonomy. None of this is in the interest of the Azerbaijani state.

Armenian will become an official language within Azerbaijan. NK will have a direct say in Baku's foreign policy direction and decisions. This is not in the interest of the Azerbaijani state.

In addition, if Azerbaijani demands for the return of all displaced peoples were enacted:

Armenians would return to Baku, displacing Azerbaijanis living in their former homes and the Azerbajianis who lived in NK would return to either destroyed, pillaged, or weather-ravaged homes. This is not in the interest of the Azerbaijani state or its people.

Armeno-phobia has reached such a level in Azerbaijan, with a generation being socialized to equate all evil with Armenians; inter-ethnic strife would run rampant across Azerbaijan, probably uncontrollable for years,” the author noted.

David Davidian recommends Azerbaijan to immediately begin to tone down its gross discriminatory rhetoric against Armenians and then to recognize the status of NK outside of its jurisdiction.



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