BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 19. With its
assertion of March 18, 2023, the Armenian Foreign Ministry as soon as
once more tried to undermine the precise to return of the Azerbaijanis
expelled from this nation, Trend experiences through the assertion of the Community of
Western Azerbaijan (historic lands of Azerbaijan situated in
modern-day Armenia’s territory).
“First and foremost, we want to be aware that the
problem of Western Azerbaijan, which is solely a matter of human
rights, was positioned on the agenda because of the Armenian
authorities’s ethnic cleaning coverage and its refusal to remove
the results of that coverage. Our group was based in
1989, and we’ve been combating for our proper to return ever
since,” mentioned the assertion.
According to the Community, it’s well-known that
Armenia is experiencing a monoethnic scenario. Armenians, who
till lately have been a minority on this territory, now make up extra
than 99 % of the inhabitants there. This scenario arose as a
results of the notorious ethnic cleaning.
It is famous within the assertion that granting a sure
variety of quota seats within the parliament to the small variety of
remaining ethnic minorities in Armenia is an unsuccessful try
to cowl up ethnic cleaning and ongoing racial discrimination.
“We stress as soon as once more that we’re lawful inhabitants
of the territory referred to as Armenia and we’ve absolutely the proper to
return to our properties. Regardless of the character of its relations with
Azerbaijan, Armenia should unconditionally create circumstances for the
return of residents expelled from its territory,” mentioned the
The Community urges the Armenian authorities to place an
finish to its coverage of unlawful settlement of the territories the place
Azerbaijanis lived, to the destruction of Azerbaijani cultural
heritage, and to remove this lawlessness.
“We as soon as once more name on the Armenian authorities to
create circumstances for the peaceable, secure, and dignified return of
the Azerbaijanis who’re lawful inhabitant of that territory and
who have been expelled from there, inside the verification and assure
mechanisms and a legally binding worldwide settlement, and for
this, to reply to our request for dialogue,” the Community
“Finally, we want to emphasize as soon as once more that
our demand for a peaceable return to our properties can’t be
misinterpreted or offered as a requirement that harms Armenia’s
territorial integrity or sovereignty,” the assertion concluded.