Thomas de Vaal Working on New Project on Karabakh
Azerbaijan, Baku, 12 March / corr. Trend A. Ismayilova/ Thomas de Vaal, the British journalist and author of the book Black Garden, devoted to the Armenia-Azerbaijani conflict, is working on a new project on the Karabakh, Vaal said to Trend on 12 March.
Within a month he will develop a strategic analysis of the current situation and forecasts on the conflict in Karabakh with the financial support of Great Britain.
The book Black Garden was published in four languages including English, Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian. The author was subjected to criticism by both countries.
Vaal said that it will be his last work on Karabakh. The journalist plans to continue his study of the Black Sea region ( Ukraine and Turkey).
The Russian government refuses to grant an entry visa to Vaal. Experts attribute his publications on developments in Chechnya and his evidence in the case of the extradition of Ahmad Zakayev. He has worked in the south of Russia for a long time. His studies resulted in his book Chechnya. Catastrophe in Caucasus.
Vaal said that his conflict with the Russian government is his professional problem. "I will continue my studies in the Black Sea region. Thee are issues interesting enough for study," the British journalist said.