For Turkey, it is important that Armenia unilaterally accepts all  maximalist demands of Azerbaijan - Turkologist

 Thursday, May 11 2023 19:04
For Turkey, it is important that Armenia unilaterally accepts all  maximalist demands of Azerbaijan - Turkologist

ArmInfo.Now, at this stage, for Turkey, it is important  that Armenia unilaterally accepts all the  maximalist demands of Azerbaijan regarding the settlement of  Nagorno-Karabakh. Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of  Armenia, Turkologist Ruben Safrastyan expressed a similar opinion in  a conversation with ArmInfo correspondent, speaking about the  problems of the unhurried and even slow progress of the  Armenian-Turkish negotiations on the normalization of relations,  which began on January 14, 2022 in Moscow.

Professor: Talking about a peace treaty with Azerbaijan is part of  Armenia`s strategy to avoid war
 Wednesday, May 25 2022 14:26

ArmInfo.Taking into account the absence of any objective reasons for Baku to keep the Armenian population of Artsakh in Artsakh, I personally doubt the possibility  of signing a peace treaty with Yerevan. A similar opinion was  expressed to ArmInfo by a historical sociologist, publicist, and  professor at the New York University at Abu Dhabi Georgi Derluguian.

Political scientist: The main result of the meeting in Brussels is  that meeting itself
 Tuesday, May 24 2022 14:05

ArmInfo.The main result of the meeting in Brussels was that meeting itself. And the problem is not at all in the venue, but in the complexity of the  Armenian-Azerbaijani contradictions. Nevertheless, despite the  absence of any expectations of a breakthrough, another meeting has  demonstrated that the settlement process is still underway. Director  of the Caucasus Institute Alexander Iskandaryan expressed a similar  opinion to ArmInfo.

Importance of South Caucasus for Russia requires major initiatives on  Karabakh - Sergei Markedonov
 Tuesday, May 24 2022 11:39

ArmInfo. In an interview with ArmInfo, Sergei Markedonov Leading Researcher at the MGIMO Institute for International Studies, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of  International Analytics, voiced the opinion that the argument that  Moscow is losing interest in the southern part of the post-Soviet  space amid the Ukraine developments is rather superficial. 

Nothing new in U.S. Ambassador`s statement on Artsakh - Tigran  Khzmalyan 
 Monday, May 23 2022 11:39

ArmInfo. U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Lynne Tracy's statement on the Artsakh population's role in deciding its fate did not contain any new messages, Chairman of the European Party of Armenia Tigran Khzmalyan said in an interview with ArmInfo.

Robert Kocharyan, Serzh Sargsyan guarantee failure of opposition`s`  plans - David Sanasaryan
 Monday, May 23 2022 11:17

ArmInfo.Robert Kocharyan and Serzh Sargsyan in the opposition ranks guarantee a failure of the opposition forces' plans to have power changed in Armenia, David  Sanasaryan, Chairman of the Sovereign Armenian party, said in an  interview with ArmInfo.

Expert: The third meeting in the Pashinyan-Mishel-Aliyev format  speaks about the resuscitation of the OSCE Minsk Group
 Friday, May 20 2022 17:22

ArmInfo. The third Pashinyan-Michel-Ali meeting,scheduled for May 22, speaks of the final revival of the OSCE Minsk Group, which fell into an artificial coma after a 44-day war. Associate Expert of the Armenian Institute of International Relations  and Security David Stepanyan expressed a similar opinion to ArmInfo.

Diplomat: In cooperation with the United States, Armenia will be able  to restore its vestibular capacity in the surrounding region
 Thursday, May 19 2022 16:33

ArmInfo.In negotiations and in the process of developing relations with the United States, Armenia needs to focus on interaction, cooperation in the space sector in addition to the sector of civil nuclear energy. Lawyer, former Deputy  Ambassador of Armenia to the United States Armen Kharazyan, expressed  a similar opinion to ArmInfo.

Forecast: Russia`s geopolitical weakening and the resulting vacuum in  the South Caucasus will try to fill other centers of power
 Thursday, May 19 2022 16:22

ArmInfo.Russia's objective geopolitical weakening and the resulting vacuum in the South Caucasus will undoubtedly try to fill other centers of power. National  security expert Hrachya Arzumanyan expressed a similar opinion to  ArmInfo.

Opposition`s "toxic nature" accounts for absence of broad masses  outside - Karen Sargsyan
 Wednesday, May 18 2022 14:45

ArmInfo. It is the "toxic nature" of the parliamentary opposition calling on people to take to the streets that must be accounting for the absence of broad masses  outside, the sociologist Karen Sargsyan said in an interview with  ArmInfo. 

United States to play key role in ensuring Armenia`s security in  future world order - Ruben Mehrabyan
 Wednesday, May 18 2022 14:43

ArmInfo. The United States may adopt a key role in ensuring Armenia's security in the future world order being formed in the crucible of the Ukraine war, Ruben  Mehrabyan of the Armenian Institute of International and Security  Affairs, said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Europe`s involvement in Nagorno-Karabakh peace process impossible  with Russian peacekeepers deployed there - Andrey Areshev 
 Tuesday, May 17 2022 11:29

ArmInfo.Europe's involvement in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process is impossible with Russian peacekeepers deployed 'on land', Andrey Areshev, a Russian expert in  the Caucasus, said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Changing power in Armenia amid global geopolitical turmoil greatest  act of folly - Aram Sargsyan
 Tuesday, May 17 2022 11:28

ArmInfo.Amid the global geopolitical turmoil, replacing Armenia's authorities with a  provisional government of some sort would be the greatest act of  folly to be committed, and Robert Kocharyan and Serzh Sargsyan are  perfectly aware of that, Aram Sargsyan, Chairman of the Republic  party, said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Turkologist: Demanding specifics from Yerevan, Ankara opens a new  front
 Monday, May 16 2022 17:51

ArmInfo.Demanding more specifics from Yerevan in the process of normalizing relations between the two countries, Ankara, in fact, opens a new front against Armenia. A similar opinion was expressed to ArmInfo by Dean of YSU Faculty of  Oriental Studies, Turkologist, Professor Ruben Melkonyan.

Forecast: Decisions on Karabakh will not be easy and quick
 Monday, May 16 2022 13:45

ArmInfo. It is quite difficult to determine today what is behind Yerevan's latest statements about the need to determine the status of Nagorno-Karabakh. It is clear that the range of possible statuses is very wide, and, in fact, apart from  independence, it is quite difficult to distinguish other statuses  among them .A similar opinion was expressed to ArmInfo by chief  researcher of the Institute of World Economy and International  Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences, orientalist Alexey   Malashenko.

Maintaining status quo in Artsakh not to improve Armenia`s positions  - Stepan Grigoryan
 Friday, May 13 2022 13:57

ArmInfo. Maintaining the status quo in Artsakh and in relations with Azerbaijan will not improve Armenia's positions. Therefore, it is not in Armenia's interests, the  political scientist Stepan Grigoryan said in an interview with  ArmInfo. 

Expert: Yerevan`s such behavior formed an existential threat, that leaves the people of Artsakh with no alternative but to return their own sovereignty over Artsakh
 Thursday, May 12 2022 17:49

ArmInfo. The current refusal of Artsakh even in the status that it had in the USSR has become a natural result of the policy of the leadership of Armenia and Artsakh  since 1994. Expert in the field of defense and security Hrachya  Arzumanyan expressed a similar opinion to ArmInfo.

No Armenian-Azerbaijani document can secure them against geopolitical  shocks - Arman Melikyan
 Thursday, May 12 2022 11:43

ArmInfo.The 44-day-war in the South Caucasus disturbed the politico-military and geopolitical balance. And a new politico-military balance that would ensure long-  lasting peace in the region will take a considerable amount of time  to form, Ambassador Arman Melikyan said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Russia`s top priority global geopolitical tasks - Fryodor Lukyanov
 Wednesday, May 11 2022 13:31

ArmInfo.Russia's top priority is to accomplish its global geopolitical tasks and it will be top of Russia's foreign policy agenda until it has accomplished them. All  the other things are of secondary importance, Fryodor Lukyanov,  Editor-in-Chief of the Russia in Global Affairs journal, said in an  interview with ArmInfo. 

Revanchists` "big talks" nothing but window-dressing - Arpi Davoyan 
 Wednesday, May 11 2022 13:28

ArmInfo. The statements made by the revanchists posing as opposition are at least unclear as they have nothing in common with the real political agenda, Arpi Davoyan of the Civil Contract parliamentary faction said in an interview with  ArmInfo. 

Forecast: As for the future of Armenian-Turkish relations, a lot  depends on Ukraine.
 Tuesday, May 10 2022 12:48

ArmInfo. As for the future of Armenian-Turkish relations, a lot depends on the scenarios for the development of events in Ukraine.  Viktor Nadein-Raevsky, a senior  researcher at the Institute of World Economy and International  Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences expressed a similar  opinion to ArmInfo.