Azerbaijan goals to peacefully reintegrate Armenians dwelling in Karabakh, in response to an announcement made by a presidential overseas coverage advisor on Wednesday.
Baku earlier introduced an finish to its one-day anti-terror operation in Karabakh after reaching a cope with Armenian separatists, who agreed to put down their arms and maintain integration talks with Azerbaijan.
“Azerbaijan’s agenda is about peaceable reintegration of Karabakh Armenians, and Azerbaijan additionally helps the normalization course of between Armenia and Azerbaijan,” stated presidential overseas coverage advisor Hikmet Hajiyev.
He stated Baku was “prepared” for talks with the separatists due within the Azerbaijani metropolis of Yevlakh on Thursday, including that it needed a “easy reintegration.”
The offensive was seen as a serious victory for Azerbaijan, which received a 2020 warfare with Armenia and has since sought to repopulate Karabakh.
The cease-fire required the ethnic Armenian separatists to put down their arms and give up.
Hajiyev stated Azerbaijan would supply “protected passage” for separatist forces.
“Protected passage to acceptable meeting factors may even be supplied by the Azerbaijani aspect,” he stated.
He gave no additional element on the “meeting factors” or the place the fighters would go.
The official additionally stated that every one of Baku’s actions had been coordinated with Russian peacekeepers.
Russia deployed peacekeepers to Karabakh as a part of a deal to finish the warfare in 2020.
Hajiyev slammed criticism of the operation as “misinformation” and stated there was no want for the U.N. Safety Council to convene following its operation.
“There isn’t a want for such a gathering,” he stated, including that any such gathering can be “detrimental” to agreements between the 2 sides.