ONE OF SLOVAKIAN NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHES YAN CARNOGURSKY'S ESSAY "NAGORNO KARABAKH LIVES"

Noyan Tapan
http://www.nt.am/news.php?shownews=116970
Se p 2, 2008

BRATISLAVA, SEPTEMBER 2, ARMENIANS TODAY - NOYAN TAPAN. On August
28 one of the leading Slovakian newspapers published the country's
former Prime Minister Yan Carnogursky's essay entitled "Nagorno
Karagakh Lives", which refers to his recent visit to Nagorno Karabakh.

The essay presents the everyday life and work of the people of
Nagorno Karabakh who has survived the Sumgait Massacre and declared
independence, the warm reception given to the Slovakian delegation and
Armenian hospitality, and a visit to the front line of the conflict.

"The Armenain people, who survived a genocide at the beginning of the
past century, rapidly repelled the attack of Azerbaijan, defending
its motherland and gained the right to declare independence," Yan
Carnogursky says, adding, "The day of the visit to the front line
surprisingly coincided with Georgia's attack on Southern Ossetia,
making all of us speak loudly of Nagorno Karabakh and remember its
current state." The former Prime Minister underlines with surprise
the fact that "Karabakh defends that difficult border alone, without
the help of foreign peacekeeping forces."

Y. Carnogursky also mentions with delight that "the program of
Slovakian businessmen's investment proposals received an exclusively
positive response: it will be implemented in the coming months."

It is noteworthy that the leader of the above-mentioned delegation was
Ashot Grigorian, Chairman of the Forum of Armenian Unions of Europe.