Georgian Press Disclose Armenian Separatists in Georgia
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. S.Ilhamgizi / Alibala Askarov, the head of the 'Geyrat' Popular movement, stated that the Georgian press illustrated separatist activities of Armenians, residing in Georgia.
According to Askarov, the article about the activities of Armenian nationalists, who have territorial claims on Georgia, was published in the newspapers Palitra and Sem novikh dney (Seven new days) in Georgia recently. Publication of such articles discloses separatist activities of Armenians in Georgia.
"Over the last few years Armenians, residing in Javakhetia, Georgia, expanded their separatist activities and falsified of historical facts."
Armenian separatists residing in Samtskh and Javakhetia, in particular the organisations VIKR, Arshlus, Parvana and Javakhk attempt to present Javakhetia as a part of 'Great Armenia'. The separatist national liberation movement Javakhk organized with the support of dashnaks, accuse Georgia and the Georgian people. Armenians from the Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia, Russia, Syria and Iran leave Ninotsminda to back anti-Georgian activities of Armenian separatists.
Informal military groups of Armenian separatists, who are a great danger for the territorial integrity of Georgia, are operating in the village of Gandza. The authors of article noted that Armenian separatists are attempting to separate Javakhetia from Georgia.
"Secret discussions concerning this issue are being considered in Russia, Armenia and a range of European countries. The situation around Javakhetia is dangerous," stated in article.
Askarov considered that Azerbaijanis and Georgians should join together to settle the problem.