Is not Baku afraid of being unable to deceive OSCE Minsk Group this time, what will lead to recognizing Azerbaijan occupant?

The fact that the world community has not reacted to Manvel Saribekyan’s murder, possibly, has convinced Baku of its own impunity.

Chairman of the Social and Political Department at the Azerbaijani presidential administration, Ali Hasanov states that Baku has repeatedly applied to the OSCE and other international organizations, asking them to send an assessment mission to the territories around Nagorno Karabakh.

PanARMENIAN.Net - Azerbaijani media quoted Hasanov as saying "that annihilation of biosphere on these territories, arsons, illegal residence, emplacement of weapons and stationing of armed forces, cultivation and production of narcotics, smuggling and other matters underlie these appeals."

Anyone is free to interpret events the way he wants, even if it is an official of the Azerbaijani presidential administration. Nevertheless, we would like to note that Baku is trying to lay its blame on somebody else. The fact that the world community has not reacted to Manvel Saribekyan’s murder, possibly, has convinced Baku of its own impunity. Is not Hasanov afraid of the fact that the OSCE Minsk Group will call things by their proper names this time, clearly pointing to the occupant?

Member of the Azerbaijani delegation to the OSCE PA Eldar Ibragimov gave a more sensible estimation to the field mission of the OSCE Minsk Group, saying that there is no hope for further activity of the OSCE Minsk Group any longer. It is evident that Azerbaijanis expected the OSCE Minsk Group to declare Armenia an aggressor and to return the territories around NKR to Azerbaijan. However, Baku played the wrong card this time.

The other day, Defense Ministry and Military Prosecutor’s Office of Azerbaijan issued a statement on “suicide” of Armenian captive Manvel Saribekyan. According to a 1news.az report, Saribekyan “hung himself” on the night of October 5, making a slipknot of his shirt and bedsheet. A scar characteristic for a hanged man was found on Saribekyan’s neck. The experts “did not reveal” any marks of violence on his body.

Manvel Saribekyan, a shepherd, was taken captive on September 11 and announced a subversive.

The Armenian Ministry of Defense stated Saribekyan completed his military service in May 2010 and had no relation to armed forces.

Several days after Saribekyan was taken prisoner, an interview with him was posted on the web. The expertise of the video material showed that the man was under heavy psychological pressure and pumped with special drugs.

Karine Ter-Sahakyan / PanARMENIAN News
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