Azerbaijani party not believes Karabakh Forum to unify opposition
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 13 / Trend , J.Babayeva/
The "Karabakh Forum" will not make a serious contribution to unification of opposition, the Azerbaijani opposition Azadlig (Freedom) Party believes.
"The "Karabakh Forum" can hardly unify opposition. Some part of opposition said they do not intent to participate in the forum," Chairman of the Azadlig Party Ahmad Oruj told Trend on May 13. The Azadlig Party is represented in the Union for Democracy which the organizer of the forum.
The Union will hold the Karabakh Forum on May 14 to discuss the current situation in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The Union comprises the Classic Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan, National Democratic, Great Azerbaijan, People's Party.
Parties which are represented at the Movement for Karabakh and Republic, including of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan, Citizen and Development Party, Liberal Party, Democratic Party, Musavat Party, Umid Party and several public organizations have refused to participate in the Karabakh forum.
Oruj said the parties which refused to participate in the Karabakh forum are recognized as Azerbaijani opposition in the West. "They fulfill their leaders' orders by not participating in the forum," chairman of the party said.
The initiative of the "Karabakh Forum" was sent to all the opposition political forces around national problems of Azerbaijan, he said. "The fact that this attempt failed, is not the fault of the organizers," Oruj said.
The party's chairman said the Forum will not be different from previous ones. "The forum will focus on analysis of the government's policy on the Nagorno-Karabakh and proposals will be put forward, as well. Then an address is expected to be adopted," Oruj said.
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