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David Babayan: Sarsang water reservoir could become starting point for relations of Baku and Stepanakert

  • by Ashot Safaryan

  • Saturday, June 21, 14:09

Exploitation of the Sarsang water reservoir is gradually occurring on agenda of relations of NKR and Azerbaijan, Artsakh President's Spokesperson David Babayan told ArmInfo when commenting on the upcoming discussion of the issue at PACE. According to him, if Baku showed willingness to start a constructive dialogue, Sargsang's issue could become a starting point for the relations of Baku and Stepanakert. 

"Unfortunately, Baku keeps politicizing the issue and refuses to start a constructive dialogue and cooperation. Azerbaijan prefers using the issue for propaganda purposes," Babayan said.

Earlier, a member of the Armenian Parliamentary Delegation to PACE Naira Zohrabyan said Sargsyan's issue will be discussed at the PACE Session on 23-27 June. The reason of the upcoming discussion was Azerbaijan's misreports that the NKR authorities allegedly close the water reservoir leaving Azerbaijan's lands without water. Zohrabyan said she will make Armenia's suggestions on how to resolve the problem at the PACE session. 

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