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Pashinyan declared his personal responsibility for losing the Karabakh conflict
10 November 2020, 17:22
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Pashinyan declared his personal responsibility for losing the Karabakh conflict
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that he was personally responsible for the failure in the armed confrontation in Nagorno-Karabakh.

“This is a big setback for us. A great catastrophe and great mourning for all those killed in this armed confrontation, ”he said live on his Facebook page. “I must admit that we fell, but did not slide into the abyss. We stopped in time. Otherwise, the consequences would be much more serious. Now we need to learn the lessons and move on. I am sure that this will help in the future development of our country”, - he added.

The Prime Minister added that now it is necessary to concentrate on the economic development of this territory.

Let us remind you that on the night of October 10, Russia once again offered the parties to peacefully settle the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, and the opponents agreed to this. Azerbaijan called the acceptance of the conditions a complete surrender of Armenia. Yerevan recognizes this. As Pashinyan noted, he was forced to agree to the proposed conditions after receiving reports from the front. On Monday, Karabakh lost control over the former capital, the city of Shushi, which, according to military experts, would certainly have led to the capture of the current capital, Stepanakert, which was cut off from the flow of military aid and food.

Thus, according to the agreements, Armenia is losing part of the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, which is now partly occupied by the Azerbaijani military. The parties agreed that they would stop firing, the military of both states remain in their positions, and Russian peacekeepers will be brought into the contact line. The Kelbajar region is transferred to Azerbaijan , which Armenia liberates until November 15. Until November 20, Armenia withdraws troops from the Aghdam and Gazakh regions, and by December 1 it leaves the Lachin region.

Residents of Armenia were dissatisfied with the agreement. After its promulgation, the protesters occupied the government building, destroyed the office and residence of Pashinyan.