Azerbaijan, Baku, March 17 / Trend A.Huseynbala /
Azerbaijani MP Aydin Mirzazade believes the Madrid principles are proposals aimed to solve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
"This is not a commitment made by the countries. The proposals are intended to rapprochement of the parties. However, Azerbaijan in-one procedure does not agree with any proposal that puts into question the country's territorial integrity ," New Azerbaijan Party Political Council member, MP Aydin Mirzazade said in an interview to the ruling party's website.
OSCE submitted the updated Madrid principles to the sides at its summit held in Athens.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and 7 surrounding districts. Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, France, and the U.S. - are currently holding the peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh region and the occupied territories.
He said the updated Madrid principles mainly reflect Azerbaijan's interests. "Thus, in general, our country adopted these principles," he added.
He said that Armenia changes its position on this issue very frequently. "Because, Armenia is interested in the frozen conflict, but not in resolving the problem. Solution to the conflict is unprofitable to the predatory state's leadership. After all, this team came to the leadership after the "Karabakh wave". This power is sufficiently addressed its personal problems. Now in power a person not interested in solving the problems existing in the Armenian society. Today, Armenia is in socio-economic crisis. There are serious problems with the state.The country is not entirely independent and dependence on foreign forces and the Armenian Diaspora leads to the fact that they do not express an opinion on a number of issues. However, Armenia will be obliged to make its choice," he added.
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