ArmInfo. , - stated in the "Pozner" program on the First Russian Channel the First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots, the head of the Institute of CIS Countries Konstantin Zatulin.
, reminded Zatulin. He emphasized that The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, like no other, could be resolved for the reason that there is a compromise at the heart of this solution.
. According to Zatulin, "even at the time when the Soviet Union collapsed, the recognition of Azerbaijan, independent Azerbaijan within the territorial borders of the former Azerbaijan SSR was already strained, because already at that moment, in 1991, there was a conflict for three years. Azerbaijan then did not fully control the territory of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region>.
, and others say" we will never give up what we won , we won back at the cost of blood and lives, this is all our>. According to Zatulin, politicians .
At the same time, answering a question about the official position of the Russian Federation on this issue, Zatulin said that the official position of the Russian Federation is being formed, inter alia, in the framework of the Minsk Group of Co-Chairs to resolve the conflict, recalling that it includes, in addition to Russia, France and the USA: this is the only conflict in which the positions of the co-chairs are very close>. - said the Russian politician.
To a remark by Vladimir Pozner, "Do we really can?", Zatulin replied: "Well, I think we can reach this, but the official position of the Russian Federation is that they must agree on their own, firstly, and secondly, what's most the main thing is that in no case can this issue be resolved by military means. Unfortunately, Azerbaijan is constantly increasing its military budgets and rhetoric. As you know, in April 2016 he launched an attack - a five-day, six-day war - which led to very serious casualties from both Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh. I strongly oppose this. And with that I went to Nagorno-Karabakh once again>. Zatulin noted that Azerbaijan's reaction to his trip to Nagorno-Karabakh is worthy of surprise, "because there are different stages of the conflict". , the politician said, emphasizing that "if you really want a settlement, instead of intimidating the Armenian side, I'll remind you that some officials (Azerbaijan - Ed.) including the president told publicly that Yerevan must be returned, that this is Azerbaijani land, historical, and we will definitely return it: But listen, this way you won't come to peace>. In another passage of the program, speaking about Russia's relations with the CIS countries in the context of relations with Armenia and Azerbaijan, Zatulin emphasized that Russia is trying to withstand equidistance and equal approximation, and Pozner's remark that both people don't like this approach : .