Media: Moscow is annoyed by Erdogan's statements about the continuation of the war with Armenia


On December 10, 2020, a military parade was held in Baku dedicated to the victory of Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh. The ceremony was attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He congratulated the Turkish and Azerbaijani military on the victory over the Armenians, whom he called the occupiers, writes the Greek edition Pentapostagma.


The return of the occupied territories does not mean that the battle is over. We will now continue on many other fronts like politicaland the military. Karabakh belongs to Azerbaijan, it was reunited with its homeland after 30 years of separation

- said Erdogan.


A month ago, Armenia admitted defeat by accepting the terms of the tripartite agreement. However, for Ankara, the outcome is still far from obvious. Therefore, Moscow is irritated by Erdogan's statements about the continuation of the war with Yerevan. Russia's reaction followed through the spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, who commented on his words.

She stated that the war took the lives of a large number of people and it took a huge effort to bring about a settlement. Therefore, no political declaration should nullify the achieved result.

All efforts were focused on bringing the situation in the region back to a peaceful course, ending hostilities and bringing both sides to the negotiating table in order to begin complex procedures for the return of refugees, rebuild infrastructure, and create conditions for the normalization of life. This work is extremely difficult, and we proceed from the recognition that political statements should facilitate these processes.

- noted Zakharova.


The Russians fear that the Turks will change course because of Joe Biden's victory in the United States and possibly bring Americans to the region. After this, the crisis in the Caucasus can take on a large scale, spreading to the Black, Aegean and Mediterranean seas, summed up the publication from Greece.
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  1. Bakht Offline Bakht
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 11 December 2020 13: 04
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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that in the South Caucasus it is possible to create "platform six" for the development of cooperation between states.

    According to him, this issue was raised during his meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

    "Today my brother and I discussed the possibility of creating a platform from six countries - Azerbaijan, Turkey, Russia, Iran, Georgia and, if desired, Yerevan, Armenia. This would be good cooperation for the development of the region, "Erdogan said at a press conference in Baku.
  2. Bakht Offline Bakht
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 11 December 2020 13: 06
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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that Turkey is ready to "open doors" for Armenia.

    According to the Turkish leader, Ankara "has no problems with the Armenian people."

    "We are supporters of peace in the region, ready to open doors for Armenia. We have no problems with the Armenian people," Erdogan said at a press conference in Baku.