Pakistani press publishes article about Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 28 / Trend /
The newspaper "Əl-qəmər", widespread in Pakistan and published in Urdu language, published an article by a well-known Pakistani journalist Raja Amir Bhatti "The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict", the Azerbaijani Embassy in Pakistan told Trend.
Speaking of the historical past of Nagorno-Karabakh and policies of resettlement of Armenians on those territories, the author stressed that the historical inhabitants of these lands are Azerbaijanis. In addition, in his article the author paid great attention to the history of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the negotiation processes and Azerbaijan's position on this issue. The article says that Armenians have occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan's territories, including Nagorno-Karabakh, and that Armenians do not implement the resolutions adopted by the UN Security Council in favor of Azerbaijan, and tells about the vandalism of the Armenians in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan.
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 seven surrounding districts.
Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, France, and the United States - 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 surrounding territories.
The article is available at: http://alqamar.info/2010/2010/08/27/nagorno-karabakh.html