EUROPEAN MOVEMENT INTERNATIONAL: ARMENIANS HAD THE RIGHT TO DEFEND THEMSELVES IN THE WAR DECLARED BY AZERBAIJAN

Panorama.am
30/08/2012

Armenians had the right to defend themselves in the war declared
by Azerbaijan because the Armenians were 85% of the people in
Nagorno-Karabakh, Diogo Pinto, secretary-general of the European
Movement International in Brussels, writes in his article on the
Euractiv.com website.

Armenia, being a nation of Christians, and Azerbaijan, being a
Turkic-speaking and/or a Muslim country, was not the reason for the
war, writes the author.

"In my opinion, Azerbaijan declared war because the Armenians in the
enclave decided that they wanted self-rule. At the time the Soviet
Union was created, the Armenians were the only people in the enclave
and at the time the Soviet Union was collapsed, the Armenians were 85%
of the people in the enclave; that is, the ultimate majority.

Therefore, the Armenians had the right to defend themselves. I hope
the solution be found quickly before Azerbaijan be emboldened again
to restart the war based on the build-up of the arsenal of weapons
bought by the easy money from sale of oil," writes Diogo Pinto.



From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress