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 Thursday, September 16 2021 14:02
David Stepanyan

Forecast: Remedial secession is quite capable of giving Baku more  pliability

Forecast: Remedial secession is quite capable of giving Baku more  pliability

ArmInfo.There is no doubt that Armenia has a promising future. But it can become a reality only in one case - if Armenia renounces its current status as a miserable  appendage and starts working in all directions with the aim of  ensuring exclusively its own interests.

A similar opinion was expressed to ArmInfo by the chairman of the "Republic" party, former Prime Minister of Armenia Aram Sargsyan.  "It is necessary to look  around - there is no state in the world that would have achieved  prosperity and retained its sovereignty in a situation similar to the  current situation in Armenia. We must understand that remaining in  our current position, we run enormous risks. However, we see only  opposite tendencies. The authorities and the opposition are  completely in the sphere of serving the interests of Russia,  moreover, they compete in which of them does it better, "he said.

This state of affairs, according to the politician's forecasts, will  be accompanied by continuing uncertainty and instability both in  Artsakh and on the borders of Armenia. And also: the constant threat  of a resumption of war, lack of investment and, as a result of a  developed technological economy, the spread of sanctions against the  Russian Federation to Armenia, migration of the population from  Artsakh and Armenia and, in conclusion, acquiring the status of a  state allied with the Russian Federation.

In order to prevent such a scenario, Sargsyan invites the Armenian  government to answer any question regarding the conflict only after a  public response from Baku. The politician considers it necessary for  Armenia to participate at the highest level in all international  events. In this light, he stressed the need for Prime Minister Nikol  Pashinyan to speak at the UN General Assembly that had just begun  with the aim of demanding additional security guarantees for Armenia  and Artsakh.

The politician considers it necessary for the leadership of Armenia  to present to the attention of the international community all,  without exception, atrocities of Azerbaijan during last year's war.  Baku's refusal to return prisoners of war, illegal trials against  them, destruction of historical monuments, opposition to  international law, invasion of the territory of Armenia, threats and  demands of the "corridor":

Sargsyan believes that the first necessary step in the direction of  preventing these challenges and threats is to bring the current  situation to the discussion of the UN Security Council. And also by  forcing Baku to respect international treaties, initiating  negotiations within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group on  determining the status of Artsakh. If Azerbaijan refuses, by the  decision of the UN Security Council, start a remedial secession.  According to his forecasts, such a prospect is quite capable of  making Baku more pliable and agreeing to the resumption of  negotiations within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group.

"And of course, all this should be accompanied by the process of  re-equipping the Armed Forces, equipping them with new,  technologically advanced types of weapons, regardless of which  country produces them. And also by intensifying the competent and  full-fledged exploitation of the natural resources of our country. It  is necessary to take reciprocal steps in the direction of France, in  particular, in the issue of building a modern nuclear power plant.   And also to stimulate economic relations with Great Britain, China,  India, as well as with neighboring Iran and Georgia, "the politician  summed up.


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