No necessity in establishment of National Resistance Movement in Azerbaijan: head of opposition party
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 21 / Trend A. Huseynbala /
There is no necessity in establishment of National Resistance Movement due to the situation with Nagorno-Karabakh problem, chairman of Azerbaijani opposition party said.
"The government must form a conception determining Azerbaijani people's position together with real political forces in Azerbaijan," chairman of Azerbaijani Democratic party, Sardar Jalaloglu, told Trend on October 21.
The National Resistance Movement will be established due to the situation with Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, member of MP group 'Musavat', Panah Huseyin, said.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan lost all of Nagorno-Karabakh except for Shusha and Khojali in December 1991. In 1992-93, Armenian armed forces occupied Shusha, Khojali and 7 districts surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, France, and the U.S. - are currently holding the peace negotiations.
Jalaloglu said that all Azerbaijani people should participate to solve Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in accordance with a principle to ensure Azerbaijani territorial integrity. "We must conduct national campaign with participation of 1-2 million people to inform world community our position," he said.
He said that the government must conduct its foreign policy in accordance with position of all people in future. "Turning of Nagorno-Karabakh issue into a toy, including this problem in opposition's interests or authorities do not correspond to our national interests. This problem is national. So, all political parties should participate in its solving," Jalaloglu said.
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