Creating Caucasian Pact of Stability Unreal

Creating Caucasian Pact of Stability Unreal

Azerbaijan, Baku, 15 August /corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi, V.Zhavoronkova / Because of different positions of the Caucasus countries regarding conflicts, creating platform "Caucasian pact of stability", proposed by Turkey, is impossible within the next years.

"I do not think that this proposal will yield results in short period because the countries of Caucasus demonstrate different positions on conflicts," Head of the Center for International Relations and Strategic Researches 'Turksam', Sinan Ogan, told Trend .

In order to resolve the conflict in Georgia peacefully and ensure peace in the region, the Prime Minister of Turkey, Rajab Tayyip Erdogan, proposes creating platform "Pact of stability" (Caucasian Union) with the participation of the Caucasus countries. "I shared this idea with my Russian and Georgian counterparts and obtained positive response from them in this regard," Erdogan said to a joint press conference with the President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili on 14 August.

Head of Turksam noted that the proposal of Turkey to create "Caucasian pact of stability" is not new. Earlier this initiative was made by the 9th President of Turkey Suleyman Demirel and former President of Azerbaijan, late Heydar Aliyev. However, other countries did not express positive opinion in this regard. According to Ogana, if this proposal would be realized at that time, now there would not be the current centers of conflicts in Caucasus.

"The idea of realizing Caucasian Union appears already very difficult precisely now because the equilibrium, which ruled in Caucasus over decades, was broken in favor of Russia after the conflict in Georgia," said politician.

In his opinion, the role of Russia in Caucasus further strengthened. If the Caucasian Union, proposed by Turkey, will be created, then the role and position of Turkey in the region will strengthen: "But Russia will never wish strengthening the position of Turkey in this region," said Ogan.

According to the Turkish politician, Russia can appear as supporter of discussions regarding the Union, but later will not make it possible to realize this because the positions of Turkey and Russia concerning Georgia are different. Erdogan said that the territorial integrity of Georgia is very important for Turkey. The Foreign Minister of Russia Lavrov noted that there is not any more the question of territorial integrity of Georgia.

"Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey support the territorial integrity of the countries. But Armenia and Russia act against these principles. This is very serious differences in the positions," said the politician scientist.

Currently the basic goal Russia is to replace power in Georgia and bring the leader to power, who will carry out his policy in favor of Russia.

"Because of the contradiction of position and interests, unification of the Caucasus countries in the pact is not possible," the politician said. 

The chairman of the Islamic Committee of Russia, Heydar Jamal, considers that the realization of Turkey's proposal is impossible.

"Creating this Union is till impossible from the practical point of view. Because Georgian, Armenian factors will not make it possible to reach consensus here," Heydar Jamal told Trend .

According to the Russian politician, creating this structure, on the level of ensuring stability in Caucasus, is aimed at extruding the USA from the region.

Jamal considers that North Caucasus also should join the initiative of Caucasian union. However, the realization of this idea must pass specific way.

"At present, Armenia and Georgia is not completely ready to accept the proposal by Erdogan. Therefore, this proposal still takes a sign character, and its realization does not appear real," Russian politician said.

The correspondent can be contacted at: [email protected]

Subscribe to Trend in Google News! Subscribe
Azerbaijani Xalq Bank's profits increase
Azerbaijani Xalq Bank's profits increase
Azerbaijan names most profitable non-oil fields in terms of tax revenue growth
Azerbaijan names most profitable non-oil fields in terms of tax revenue growth
Size of consumer market in Azerbaijan increases - minister
Size of consumer market in Azerbaijan increases - minister
Loading Bars
Germany's minimum wage hike will not cost jobs - labour minister
Canadian tourist killed, 2 others wounded in Mexico resort shooting
Iran says gas flows to Turkey resume after being cut due to technical fault
Student shot at Maryland school, suspect in custody
France: Former aides to ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy jailed for opinion poll fraud
WHO recommends reduced dose Pfizer COVID vaccine for under 12s
Islamic State jailbreak in Syria, army barracks attack in Iraq leave at least 39 dead
U.N. chief condemns deadly Saudi-led coalition strike in Yemen
Amirabdollahian: new chapter in Iran-Russia ties to unfold
Trade turnover between Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan increases (COPY 2022.01.21 22:37)
Dozens killed in Saudi-led coalition air raid on Yemen prison
Price of fuel and lubricants in Kyrgyzstan increased by 70% over past year
Airbus cancels Qatar Airways order in escalating dispute
Turkey wraps up in-person semester with success against pandemic
Azerbaijan may toughen punishment for domestic violence
Azerbaijani Xalq Bank's profits increase
Azerbaijan names most profitable non-oil fields in terms of tax revenue growth
Kazakh oil and gas company to purchase variable speed drives
Кazakh Electricity Grid Operating Company opens tender to buy hydraulic press
Turkmenistan-Belarus trade turnover fell in 11M2021
Crime rate in Azerbaijani Armed Forces decreases - military prosecutor general
Size of consumer market in Azerbaijan increases - minister
Price indexes of financial, trade sectors at Uzbek stock exchange rise
Government focuses on subsidizing production rather than import – Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers
Azerbaijan is one of countries with best conditions for training - Australian gymnast
Azerbaijan's parliament discusses lifting of visa regime with Serbia
European Azerbaijan School hosts return of World Scholar's Cup to Baku (PHOTO)
Uzbekistan and Oman eye joint projects in transport sector
Schlumberger's profit jumps as higher oil prices spur drilling demand
Kazakhstan to strictly fulfill all investment obligations - President Tokayev
Global inflation crisis intensifying: what will Azerbaijan do?
Kazakhstan needs new tax policy - president
Georgia’s main oil exporters disclosed
Uzbekistan discloses level of assimilation of investment in fixed capital
Kazakhstan’s banking sector sees increase in total assets
Uzbekistan sees increase in volume of foreign trade turnover for 2021
Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan trade turnover increased in 2021
Iran eyes establishment of joint bank with China
Azerbaijan continues searching for servicemen gone missing during Karabakh war
UAE bourses end higher on financial, telecom boost
Kazakhstan's president orders to audit all local deposits
Turkmenhimiya opens tender to purchase chemical products
Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens
Azerbaijan confirms 1,068 more COVID-19 cases, 551 recoveries
German health min sees possible tripling of COVID infections by mid-Feb
Kazakh government must develop new modern approaches to public-private partnership - president
Kazakhstan unveils its TOP-3 trade partners for 11M2021
Azerbaijan launches working group to prepare measures to combat inflation
Israel's defence chief isolates at home after positive COVID test
Former ambassador sentenced to 10 years in prison in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani holding training session for reservists (PHOTO/VIDEO)
Rising influence of limited elite groups in Kazakhstan becomes serious security threat - Tokayev
Turkmen factory discloses construction materials production data
Azerbaijan enters new stage of strategic development - official
Georgia’s fuel prices remain relatively low
Kazakhstan to create secondary market for distressed asset purchase and sale
SOCAR Turkey eyes capacity expansion for STAR Refinery
Russia reports 49,513 daily COVID-19 cases, a new high since start of pandemic
SOCAR’s STAR Refinery expands its list of oil grades
Kazakhstan needs tough policy to demonopolize economy - president
Iran reduces electricity subsides for high consuming users
Azerbaijan unveils value added growth in non-oil industry in 2021
Georgia names main trading partners by export destinations in 2021
Azerbaijan discloses state budget expenditure growth in 2021
Turkmenistan-Turkey trade volume increased in 11M2021
Goals of Advisor to French President's Cabinet, EU Special Representative for S.Caucasus's visit to Azerbaijan named (Exclusive)
Azerbaijan-Armenia border demarcation is priority - Russian MFA
Greenhouse sector in Georgia may soon get needed backup from USAID, UNDP, ADB
Russia is consistently making efforts to resolve situation on Azerbaijan-Armenia border - MFA
Nar supports the biggest platform of Azerbaijani audiobook library
Kazakh National Bank to ensure balance of foreign exchange market until full restoration of confidence in tenge
SOCAR Turkey updates on Merkury project
Turkish officials visit Azerbaijan’s pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020 (PHOTO)
Intel plans $20 bln chip manufacturing site in Ohio - sources
Uzbek Central Bank shares data on volume of cash in circulation
Turkmen Health Ministry opens tender to purchase medical oxygen cylinders
Ukraine discloses volume of Azerbaijani investments in economy
Number of employment contracts increases in Azerbaijan - minister
Georgia sees increase in producer price index
India to help Sri Lanka with USD 2.4 billion to overcome financial crisis: Report
‘Mauritius prime example of India’s approach to development partnership’, says PM Modi
World Bank to launch co-op program with Uzbekistan for 2022-2026
Azerbaijan considers extending term of suspension of inspections in field of business
Turkmenistan is primary supplier of jet fuel to Georgia - Union of Oil Product Importers
Turkmenistan intends to supply electricity to third countries via Uzbekistan and Iran
SOCAR reveals volume of gas exports to Europe
Azerbaijan commissions new military facilities in liberated Kalbajar district (PHOTO/VIDEO)
Oil production up at Azerbaijan’s Bahar-Gum Deniz
Kazakhstan failed to create diversified economy – President Tokayev
Uzbekistan eyes implementing projects with Japan in leather and footwear industry
Bahar Energy shares data on well fund in Azerbaijan
Kazakh president calls on local business circles to jointly build new economic policy
Number of active oil wells in Azerbaijan’s Bahar-Gum Deniz block down
Georgia publishes COVID-19 data for January 21
Central Bank of Azerbaijan acts prudently to curb inflation - Gazprombank
Azerbaijani oil prices increase
Bahar Energy reveals figures for natural gas wells
Uzbekneftegaz JSC reveals volume of production planned for 2022
Kazakhstan reduces production of diesel fuel
Turkmenistan has great potential for green energy initiatives – USAID
All news