Politics 14:52 04/12/2017 Armenia

Turkey’s attempts to force its way into OSCE Minsk Group doomed to failure, expert says

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu’s pro-Azerbaijani statements are not new, with Turkey voicing support to Azerbaijan on numerous occasions for years and trying to force its way into the structure of the OSCE Minsk Group, which was however doomed to failure, an Armenian turkologist told a news conference on Monday.

Ruben Safrastyan, Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies at the Armenian National Academy of Sciences, gave his strong assurances Turkey’s attempts to become part of the Nagorno-Karabakh peace talks will also fail this time.

According to the expert, the Karabakh negotiation process is stalled since Azerbaijan is always taking imitation actions and hampering the conflict settlement process. Mr. Safrastyan stated the Turkish diplomacy has tried and will continue to try to enter a trade, with the settlement of the Artsakh issue put on the table.

Commenting on the Turkish-Azerbaijani joint military drills held regularly in Nakhijevan, Ruben Safrastyan underscored through those steps Azerbaijan and Turkey are looking for ways to further strengthen their presence in that area.

“This poses a potential threat to us. Armenia must strengthen its defense capacities. Turkey is ready to take all the possible measures to tighten its grip. The international community needs to take special efforts towards curbing the militarization of Turkey and Azerbaijan in Nakhijevan,” the turkologist concluded.



Source Panorama.am
Share |

Related news

Տեքստում սխալ կամ վրիպակ նկատելու դեպքում, ուղարկեք խմբագրին հաղորդագրություն` նշելով տվյալ սխալը, այնուհետև սեղմելով Ctrl-Enter:

Newsfeed

19:12
509 convicts released under amnesty in Armenia
A total of 509 convicts have been released from correctional facilities across Armenia under the recently adopted amnesty law as of 6pm...
18:53
Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400s 'done deal', FM says
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu considers the purchase of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to be a done deal that...
18:40
18 VivaCell-MTS customers become lucky winners of prize raffle
VivaCell-MTS had prepared just another surprise for its customers. For 18 of them, the profitable purchase also became a chance to win in the...
18:30
Pashinyan: ‘We want to build a truly technological and industrial economy’
Armenia’s Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Pesident Armen Sargsyan met with Armenian businessmen involved in different sectors of...
18:08
Turkey requests US extradition of 84 linked to cleric Gulen
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday gave US officials a list of 84 members of Fethullah Gulen's movement -- including the...
17:55
Armenians light candles to honor late 23-year-old ballet dancer
Armenians have laid flowers and lit candles in front of the National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet named after Alexander Spendiaryan...
17:22
Paylan: Why don't Turks say that Dolmabahçe Palace was built by Armenian architect?
Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish parliament representing the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) reflected on the Armenian...
16:41
Expert hopes new culture of debates will lead to real discussions ahead of snap elections
Though the snap parliamentary election campaigning is set to officially launch on 26 November, it already started in Armenia when the political...
15:47
Turkey accuses U.S. of turning blind eye to Khashoggi murder
Turkey accused the United States on Wednesday of trying to turn a blind eye to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, and...
15:25
Armenia has new ambassador in Egypt
President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian has signed a decree to recall Armen Melkonyan from the post of Armenia’s Ambassador to Egypt,...
14:54
President’s Administration: Foreign policy of Armenia is carried out by the Government
Recently, with regard to the situation around the CSTO Secretary General, in some media outlets the opinion has been voiced that the President...
14:34
Six survive as Chicago lift falls 84 floors
People trapped in a falling lift in the US city of Chicago thought they were going to die as they plummeted 84 floors to the ground. Six...
14:16
RPA member Gevorg Kostanyan to leave Armenia
Republican faction member Gevorg Kostanyan told reporters Wednesday he was planning to leave Armenia. "I will leave Armenia, but not...
13:52
Armenia’s snap parliamentary elections: CEC publishes electoral lists
Central Election Commission published lists of candidates of the political forces participating in Armenia’s snap parliamentary elections...
13:26
South Korean Kim Jong-yang elected Interpol new chief
Interpol has elected South Korean Kim Jong-yang as its president, rejecting the Russian frontrunner. Mr Kim was chosen by Interpol's...
13:04
The identity of Armenian citizen killed on Sheremetyevo airport runway revealed
The Armenian Embassy in Russia confirms that as a result of an incident at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, Armenian citizen Yepremyan A. G....
12:44
The bill on the relocation of Armenian Presidential Residence adopted at first reading
"The government, headed by the prime minister, believes that the prime minister can carry out the government's activities and the...
12:29
Plane runs into Armenian man on take-off runway at Sheremetyevo airport
A plane bound for Athens ran into a man on a take-off runway at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport Tuesday, the airport's...
11:50
Twitter CEO amid social media storm for 'smash Brahminical patriarchy' placard
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has kicked up a social media storm in India after a picture of him with a placard saying "smash Brahminical...
11:25
Acting FM: Armenia prioritizes free, fair and transparent elections
During his meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, the acting Foreign Minister of Armenia, Zohrab...
10:56
Azerbaijani novel tells about pogroms of Armenians in Baku
Five years ago, Akram Aylisli was perhaps the most notorious man in Azerbaijan, Eurasianet writes. Upon the release of his novel, Stone Dreams,...
10:33
Forbes: The world's highest-paid women in music 2018
Katy Perry is the highest-paid woman in music, pulling in $83 million pretax during our scoring period, according to Forbes. One of the...
10:25
Kurdish member of Turkish Parliament delivers a harsh speech & ends up in Jail
Ferhat Encu, a Kurdish member of the Turkish Parliament from the Sirnak province of Turkey, delivered a while back extremely critical remarks...
20:23
Expert: We should negotiate with the US over Armenian-Iranian relations
The Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan referred to the US-Armenian relations at a press conference today, expressing hope that the...
20:06
Spain threatens to vote against Brexit deal
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said Spain will reject the draft Brexit withdrawal deal without a clarification of the text on...
19:39
Armenia attaches importance to expansion of cooperation with Croatia
Today the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to the Republic of Armenia Alexander Sunko...
19:10
Pashinyan: Now do we agree to return two more Ramil Safarovs to Azerbaijan?
The Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan said at a press conference Tuesday that he was planning to meet with parents of Karen...
18:40
Theresa May to travel to Brussels to finalise Brexit deal
Theresa May is to travel to Brussels on Wednesday evening to finalise the Brexit deal in a meeting with the European commission president,...
18:18
'He may not rewrite immigration laws': federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban
A federal judge has temporarily barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern US border illegally,...
17:56
Operator, documentary writer of Artsakh war, Artur Apresov, dies
Famous operator, documentary writer of the Artsakh war, producer Artur Apresov passed away at the age of 46 in Moscow. He was known for his...

Follow us and get updates!

Most popular articles

{"core.blocks.header.spell_message1":"Selected mistake: ","core.blocks.header.spell_message2":"Send a message about the mistake?"}