ILHAM ALIYEV PROMISES STATUS OF AUTONOMY TO KARABAKH AND MAKES HIS AMENDMENTS TO HISTORY

YEREVAN, JUNE 14. ARMINFO. Provision of a status of autonomy to
Nagorny Karabakh is the maximum concession on the part of Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev made this statement talking to
journalists in Croatia, Azertaj reports. "We are ready to provide
Karabakh the highest status of autonomy in the world and guarantees of
security. These are the maximum concessions we can go on," Azerbaijani
president said. Drawing parallels between Azerbaijan and Croatia
Ilham Aliyev stated that these two stated had much in common as
"Azerbaijan has also suffered from external aggression becoming a
victim of Armenia's aggression." "And the reason was 'protection'
of the Armenians residing in Azerbaijan. However, there was no need
to protect the Armenians in Karabakh as they had lived in our country
for over 150 years and had never had problems. The major reason was
an intention to occupy the territory of Azerbaijan, and Armenian has
managed to do it due to external support and assistance," Aliyev said.