(News.Az) Currently, two issues — the status of Nagorno-Karabakh and the status of the districts adjacent to Nagorno-Karabakh — are being discussed within the framework of the negotiation process over the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Armenian News (news.am) cited Russian political analyst Sergei Markedonov as saying on Tuesday.
Markedonov said he doesn’t see big changes in the negotiation process. The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs are insisting on the basic principles, as the basis for a settlement, according to him. […]
“This paragraph envisages mandatory legal referendum on the status of Karabakh, self-determination of the people of Karabakh, but the problem is that the co-chairs and the countries backing them can’t carry out this decision without the consent of Azerbaijan,” he said, emphasizing that the Azerbaijani Constitution disallows the holding of a referendum on its territory. […]
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