Armenian voters now understand that idea of Armenia’s invincibility is myth – Bryza

Armenian voters now understand that idea of Armenia’s invincibility is myth – Bryza

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 21

By Leman Zeynalova - Trend:

Armenian voters now understand that the idea of Armenia’s invincibility is myth, former US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Matthew Bryza told Trend.

He was commenting on the results of the early parliamentary elections in Armenia.

“I find the outcome of the Armenian parliamentary elections quite positive for those who hope for stability in the Southern Caucasus and Armenia’s eventual agreement to embrace the opportunities Azerbaijan has presented it in the aftermath of the war, for Armenia to reintegrate into the regional economy and to cooperate with both Azerbaijan and Turkey. This is a decisive victory for Pashinyan. His party won around 54 percent of the vote, while Robert Kocharyan’s party won only about 21.04 percent. Then former prime minister and president Serzh Sargsyan’s party won only about 5.23 percent. So, it is very clear that the people of Armenia have said despite having lost this disastrous war with Azerbaijan, we want to stick with Nikol Pashinyan, perhaps, because they are tired of the old regime that was so corrupt. It is very surprising to me that he won with such a strong mandate after having lost the war with Azerbaijan, not only having lost the Second Karabakh War, but havening provoked it and then having seen so many demonstrators out in the streets demanding his resignation after having lost the war. We can see many of those street protests will may be motivated by his political opposition and hopefully, this means that Armenian voters understand now the myth of Armenia’s invincibility and that it would always be victorious over Azerbaijan in a war was artificial, was fake,” noted Bryza.

He said hopefully, this also means that Armenian voters realized that after having provoked and lost the war, they had no choice but to accept the settlement that was outline in the November 10, 2020 statement. “So, with all that said, I think that this is a strongly positive outcome for the prospects of the Armenian society observing that the war is lost, that they need to give up any territorial ambitions they may have had. Hopefully, those unrealistic ambitions are going down to defeat. But it will still take some time.”

---

Follow the author on Twitter: @Lyaman_Zeyn

Russia increases import of chemicals from Turkey
Russia increases import of chemicals from Turkey
Kazakhstan, Russia talk importance of coordinated efforts
Kazakhstan, Russia talk importance of coordinated efforts
Russia reports over 23,900 COVID-19 cases in the past day
Russia reports over 23,900 COVID-19 cases in the past day
Loading Bars
Latest
Numerous business and IT leaders involved in digital transformation projects
Garment factory of Turkmenistan's Balkan region exceeds production plan
Typhoon In-Fa lands in east China, second landfall expected
Georgia reports 2,061 coronavirus cases
Lightning strikes kill 6 in India's Madhya Pradesh
Australian swimmers win 2020 Tokyo Olympics gold with new WR in 4x100 freestyle relay
Iran receives IRCS’ 9th COVID19 vaccine consignment
Russia increases import of chemicals from Turkey
Weekly review of key events in Azerbaijan's financial market
Brazil registers 1,108 more COVID-19 deaths, 38,091 new cases
China's road cargo transport expands in H1
Kazakhstan reveals COVID-19 data
FAO supporting several projects on local food promotion in Azerbaijan (Exclusive)
Azerbaijani gymnast Marina Nekrasova performed in qualification at the Tokyo Olympics
Slovak lawmakers vote against granting extra benefits to anti-COVID-19 vaccinated citizens
Apartment sales in tourist capital of Georgia increases
Marina Nekrasova performs as part of competition at Tokyo Olympics
Azerbaijani gymnast performs in floor exercise at the Tokyo Olympics
Marina Nekrasova presented an exercise on the balance beam as part of the competition at the Tokyo Olympics
Historical direct elections of rural akims kick off across Kazakhstan
Mexican president calls for "new coexistence" of American states
Azerbaijani gymnast performed on uneven bars at the Tokyo Olympics
Azerbaijani gymnast Marina Nekrasova joins the fight at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Italy's Padua celebrates inclusion on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites
Jordan to lower age limit for COVID-19 vaccination
CBOT agricultural futures fluctuate, close mixed
U.S. will not investigate nursing home deaths in New York, two other states
Advocates call for further reckoning among U.S. churches following unmarked grave findings in Canada
Indian capital allows further relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions
Georgia increases imports of cars from Turkey
Turkmenistan, Japan sign bilateral documents in number of areas
Uzbek enterprise considers using experience of German Siemens Energy AG in chemical industry
Georgia unveils progress on Pfizer jabs by 18:00
Turkey reports 12,381 new COVID-19 cases
Uzbekistan, Tatarstan consider current status of implementation of joint projects
Iran to receive 2nd shipment of covid vaccine from Japan next week
Kazakhstan, Russia talk importance of coordinated efforts
There is no "status" issue as there is no "Nagorno-Karabakh" - Azerbaijani MFA
Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens for July 24
Azerbaijan confirms 412 more COVID-19 cases, 125 recoveries
Turkey passes 65 mln-dose mark in COVID vaccinations
Turkmenistan establishes amount of customs duties on export of paper waste
Special Representative of Kazakhstan’s President visits London
Infrastructure projects may be stopped in Georgia - Association of Infrastructure Builders
Hankook Tire to suspend Geumsan plant for 2 days due to coronavirus
Azerbaijan shows footage of Sofulu village of the Jabrayil district (VIDEO)
Azerbaijani gymnast completes performance at 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Azerbaijani gymnast performs in vault and parallel bars exercises at 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Azerbaijani gymnast demonstrates rings exercise as part of qualifying competitions at 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Azerbaijani athlete performs pommel horse exercise as part of competitions at 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Azerbaijani gymnast demonstrates 2 more exercises at 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Russia reports over 23,900 COVID-19 cases in the past day
Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan talk further expansion of strategic partnership
Iran connecting more population to its nationwide gas network
Azerbaijani gymnast Ivan Tikhonov to perform at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics
Fire extinguished in mined area in Azerbaijan's liberated Khojavand (VIDEO)
Iran battles water shortage in Khuzestan Province as protests increase
Kazakhstan-Pakistan trade down amid COVID-19
Lithuania provides Georgia with AstraZeneca vaccine
Plant for ceramic decorative plates production being built in Turkmenistan's Baherden
Iranian president announces several new water, sewage and electricity projects
Central Bank of Azerbaijan to put short-term notes up for auction
Azerbaijan changes rules for air passenger transportation
Lending to legal entities in real estate sector grows in Azerbaijan
Baku starts issuing state license plates of new series to car owners
Turkmen PETRONAS Charigali opens tender for provision of offshore support vessels
For 30 years, OSCE Minsk Group failed to produce results regarding Karabakh conflict - analyst
S&P affirms Azerbaijan's credit ratings with 'stable' outlook
Georgia starts registration for first dose of Pfizer vaccine
Azerbaijan names places for monuments to famous Azerbaijani pop singer and composer
About 1 mln retirees vaccinated against COVID-19 in Moscow — mayor
Halliburton increases activity across multiple product service lines in CIS
Weekly review of Azerbaijani precious metals market
Halliburton sees 10% increase in completion & production revenue
Ukrainian SkyUp lo launch flights to Uzbekistan’s Navoi
Iran reveals data on transport of basic goods from its ports
Lending to transport, communications sector drops in Azerbaijan
Kazakhstan increases trade with Iran
Iran to face severe shortages of livestock in coming months?
French MPs concerned about what they saw on Azerbaijan's liberated lands (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan Railways subsidiary breaks record for cargo handling via BTK
Turkish Railways looks to implement several transport projects - ministry
Weekly review of Azerbaijani currency market
Situation in Kalbajar sector of Armenian-Azerbaijani border stable - MoD
Georgia eyes completing construction of all international highways by 2030
Uzbekistan, NATO to work on MoU related to prevention of emergencies
Turkey records increase in car exports to Iran
By end of 2021, Azerbaijan to build all power facilities both in Karabakh and in Eastern Zangazur - president
Azerbaijan - country affected by war the most, but money being provided to Armenia - President Aliyev
Kazakhstan's Passenger Transportation JSC opens tender for buildings repair
Uzbekistan reveals COVID-19 data for July 24
Azerbaijan increases imports of grain, legumes from Turkey
Geostat reveals data on China's exports to Georgia
Azerbaijan sees everything - both Khankandi and the corridor, says president
What is logic behind creating status for 25,000 people? - President Aliyev
If Azerbaijan gets offered funds as grant, as Armenia, we won't reject it - President Aliyev
Azerbaijan achieved its goals during war, continues to do so in post-war era - president
Azerbaijan, to some extent, shaping political agenda of Armenia - president
Azerbaijani oil prices rise
Azerbaijan succeeded to have its agenda adopted on border with Armenia - president
All news