MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The OSCE Minsk Group on the settlement in Nagorno-Karabakh, which is co-chaired by France, Russia and the US, is ineffective and “brain-dead,” Turkish parliament speaker Mustafa Şentop stated on Tuesday.
“The OSCE Minsk Group, which has not been capable of finding an answer to the Nagorno-Karabakh situation for 30 years, has been brain-dead,” Şentop advised Azerbaijani lawmakers, as quoted by the Turkish information company Anadolu.
He added that Armenia has “turn into a regional and a worldwide downside.”
In line with the Turkish parliament speaker, the area will stay in a stalemate till the Armenian “occupation” in Nagorno-Karabakh and adjoining space ends.
On Tuesday, Şentop additionally held a gathering with Azerbaijani Overseas Minister Jeyhun Bayramov to debate the continuing battle.
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Search and rescue groups work on the blast website hit by a rocket through the preventing over the breakaway area of Nagorno-Karabakh within the metropolis of Ganja, Azerbaijan October 11, 2020.
Armed hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh have been ongoing since September 27. The events have since agreed to 2 humanitarian ceasefires, nonetheless, each have been damaged mere hours after getting into into power. The warring sides have continued to accuse one another of assaults on civilian settlements.
Turkey has pledged help to Azerbaijan because the clashes erupted. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the Armenian aspect of breaching the latest ceasefire within the area and accused Russia, France and the US of supplying weapons to Armenia. He additionally emphasised that Azerbaijan has been “preventing to get its lands again from Armenia”, including that “the clashes have proven that the Azerbaijani military will certainly be victorious”.
Armenia, for its half, accused Turkey of getting concerned within the Nagorno-Karabakh battle and sending its mercenaries there, a declare that each Ankara and Baku deny.