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 Thursday, June 17 2021 14:26
Marianna Mkrtchyan

Armenian expert accuses Turkey of attempting a new blockade of  Armenia

Armenian expert accuses Turkey of attempting a new blockade of  Armenia

ArmInfo. Head of the Department of Iranian Studies of the Faculty of Oriental Studies of YSU Vardan Voskanyan accuses Turkey of attempting a new blockade of Armenia.

According to him, based on the information published in the  Azerbaijani media about the so-called "Shusha" Declaration, the  document from the point of view of Azerbaijani-Turkish interests not  only fixes the importance of the so-called "Zangezur Corridor", but  also the need to build the Nakhichevan-Kars railway, which is its  continuation.

"It also becomes clear that under the deceptive "packaging" of  unblocking regional communications, Baku and Ankara are openly trying  to promote the implementation of the Turan Corridor idea, since the  Kars-Gyumri-Yeraskh-Nakhichevan railway already exists to get from  Kars to Nakhchivan, most of which however, passes through the  territory of Armenia.

Thus, the new Nakhichevan-Kars railway, which will be built bypassing  Armenia exclusively on the Gyumri-Yeraskh section, not only  contradicts the logic of loud assurances about unblocking  communication routes, but, on the contrary, is aimed at blockading   Armenia and creating a land connection between Turkey and the Turkish  illusory "Turan"," the expert noted, accusing the current Armenian  authorities of inaction against the background of the signing of such  a far-reaching document by the Armenia's enemies in Shushi.

To recall, on June 15 in the Armenian Shushi occupied by Azerbaijan,  the leaders of Turkey and Azerbaijan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ilham  Aliyev signed the so-called Shusha Declaration on Alliance.

Aliyev noted that the so-called Shusha Declaration on Alliance  between Azerbaijan and Turkey determines the direction of future  cooperation between the two states. "Practically all sectors are  covered. The importance of energy security, the Southern Gas Corridor  for Turkey, Azerbaijan and Europe is indicated. Each issue reflected  in the declaration is very important. Among them I would like to  highlight two issues. Firstly, this declaration reflects the issues  of cooperation in the sector of defense and defense industry, as well  as mutual military assistance, "said the permanent leader of Azerbaijan.

The second important issue Aliyev called the opening of new transport  communications, including transport links through the Syunik region  of the Republic of Armenia to so-called "Zangezur corridor".

The signed joint declaration of alliance states that the parties will  provide each other with assistance in the event of a threat or attack  by a third state on the independence or territorial integrity of  either side.

The document emphasizes that Turkey and Azerbaijan are making joint  efforts to address issues of regional and global security and  stability.

The declaration states that the opening of the so-called "Zangezur  corridor" between Turkey and Azerbaijan and the Nakhijevan-Kars  railway line will contribute to the development of relations between  the two countries.  Let us also note that Azerbaijan has already  begun to blackmail Armenia through its pocket political scientists,  stating that if Yerevan refuses the so-called "Zangezur corridor",  then Baku will close the Lachin corridor - the only way to ensure  communication between Armenia and Artsakh.


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