Current Situation in Armenia Results from Unwise Policy: Azerbaijani President
Azerbaijan, Baku, 3 March / corr Trend A.Ismayilova / The Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev stated on 3 March that the situation in Armenian is very tense. "This is the result of unwise belligerent policy and activities of politicians who have isolated themselves," the Azerbaijani President stated during his visit to Ganja as part of his tour of the western region of Azerbaijan.
According to Aliyev, stability in the country is linked to development. "Where there is satiability there is development and vise versa," the president said.
The presidential elections in Armenia were held on 19 February and Serj Sarkisyan, a candidate from the government won the elections by polling 50% of the votes. Some nine candidates were nominated for the presidential elections. Levon Ter-Petrosyan, the former President of Armenia was second in the elections with 21.5% of the votes. The Armenian opposition, dissatisfied with the outcome of the elections, is already holding mass protest actions for the fourth consecutive day and is on sit-down strike. They are demanding a live broadcast, punishment to those who falsified the outcome and a re-run of the elections.