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The negotiating process on Karabakh conflict settlement should be frozen, the leader of the Democratic Party of Armenia, Aram Sargsyan, said at today's press-conference.
He said that after pardoning of Ramil Safarov and dissemination of Armenophobia in Azerbaijan, there is no sense to gather around the negotiating table, as all possible compromises between the parties to the conflict have been exhausted. He thinks that the Armenian parties should agree to continue the negotiating process only if official Baku apologizes. At the same time, he added that Armenia should not be in a hurry to recognize Nagornyy Karabakh Republic, as before that there are more important processes to be implemented. "According to international norms, Armenia should first recognize
legitimacy of the NKR leaving Azerbaijan, then legitimacy of the NKR creation and only after that to recognize independence of the NKR basing on international experience", - Sargsyan said. He also did not rule out resumption of battle actions in Karabakh and added that Azerbaijan cannot start them alone. As for Armenia, it must conduct such a policy which will give an opportunity to ensure security not only of the NKR and Armenia but also of all the Armenians in abroad, he said.