AHISKA TURKS CANNOT BE ELEMENT OF EXPERIMENTS, A REP OF AHISKA TURKS SAYS
If the Ahiska Turks are settled throughout the territory of Georgia, as the Georgiy Khaindrava, the Georgian State Minister for the resolution of conflicts, says, but not repatriated to the Samtskhe-Javahetti, it will be a next deportation based in the Georgian legislation, Chingiz Nemanzade, the deputy chairman of вЂ�VatanвЂ™ society of Ahiska Turks in Azerbaijan, told Trend.
According to Nemanzade, if Georgia a democratic and legal state and ensures the rights of the national minorities, including the Ahiska Turks, such talks should be out of question. вЂњWe are not the element of experiments. We want to restore the historic justice вЂ" Ahiska Turks received a right to return to their Motherland вЂ" Samtskhe-Javahetti, but not settled throughout the territory of Georgia,вЂќ he emphasized.
He also noted that Georgia was not keen on settling the Ahiska Turks in Samtskhe-Javahetti, referring to the national security. В"Such manifestations exist in every democratic country, while this rule is nРѕt applied in regard to national minorities,В" Nemanzade underlined.
Regarding the repatriation of Ahsika Turks, the Georgian State Minister for the resolution of conflicts, told RIA-Novosti that on 16 August that at the moment Georgia was processing the settlement Ahiska Turks throughout the country, but not their repatriation to Samtskhe-Javahetti.
Entering the Council of Europe Georgia undertook a responsibility to ensure by 2012 the repatriation of Ahiska Turks, who currently reside in Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan.