ArmInfo. At any moment Artsakh can become a Trojan horse for Azerbaijan. Historian, publicist Hayk Demoyan expressed a similar opinion to ArmInfo.
"It should be understood that Artsakh was actually donated to Azerbaijan as a result of the 44-day war. But I think that many already see the policy of containment being implemented against Azerbaijan. Control over oil and gas pipelines, deblocking and restoration of communications are one of the components of this policy. And finally, the most important mission of the Russian military base in Artsakh is to prevent a very dangerous rapprochement between Baku and Ankara, "he stressed.
Noting the Turkish flags waving everywhere in Azerbaijan, Demoyan, in this light, singled out the Russian base in Artsakh as a factor balancing the Turkish presence. Especially considering the possibility of expanding the Russian presence southward towards the borders of the former NKAO.
According to him, in response to such a prospect, Baku, with the support of Turkey and through terrorists, will try to resort to provocative actions. However, in this light, the historian recalled that the Sovietization of Azerbaijan without a single shot took place within one day - April 28, 1920.
According to Demoyan's assumptions, the situation around Artsakh was the result of a bilateral agreement. And the situation in Syria played a significant role in all this, taking into account the withdrawal of the Turkish army from Idlib. Nevertheless, a tough struggle for a tidbit - Azerbaijan, according to his forecasts, will continue. And within the framework of this confrontation there will be new Turkish provocations against Russia. With a parallel and constant heating of the zone of instability around Russia.
According to Demoyan's estimates, Moscow is well aware of the consequences of the prospect of moving the Turkish border to the North Caucasus. And the appearance of a well-equipped and armed Russian base in Artsakh was the result of precisely this realization. Thus, Moscow announced to Ankara its full return to the region. And how far this return, according to his forecasts, will become clear very soon.