Former US Ambassador to Georgia Ian Kelly has criticize President Salome Zourabichvili’s statement regarding the agreement to end hostilities in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.
“How can a Georgian President congratulate an agreement that locks in another Russian occupation in Caucasus and locks out the West?”, Ian Kelly tweeted.
“A new era starts in the Caucasus. I congratulate our friends Armenia and Azerbaijan for ending a tragic war and thank all the facilitators. My sympathy to the families of the victims. Peace and stability have no alternative! We launch together a new chapter of cooperation”, President Salome Zourabichvili tweeted earlier.
Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia have signed an agreement today to end military conflict over the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called the deal "incredibly painful both for me and both for our people". It comes after six weeks of fighting between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenians.