武汉怎么找出来卖的学生：U.S. mediation of Naka conflict hardly gets diplomatic points
U.S. mediation of Naka conflict hardly gets diplomatic points
Original title: U.S. mediates the Naqqa conflict, difficult to get diplomatic points
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to meet with the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Washington on the 23rd.Seeking to end the nearly one-month armed conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh area.
just,The international media is not optimistic about the prospects of mediation.Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on the 22nd,So far, the two countries have not abided by the ceasefire agreement reached in Moscow.
【Foreign Ministers’ Meeting】
According to the plan,Pompeo met with Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jehon Bayramov on the morning of the 23rd.Then he held talks with Armenian Foreign Minister Zuhrab Mnatsakanyan.It is currently unclear whether there will be a trilateral meeting or a meeting between the foreign ministers of Asia and Afghanistan.
Azerbaijan’s ambassador to the United States, Elin Suleymanov, said earlier,The possibility of “unexpected encounter” between the foreign ministers of the two countries in Washington cannot be ruled out.Ideally,The two countries can resume negotiations soon,”We want substantive dialogue.”
Armenian ambassador to the United States Varujan Nershesang said: “We believe thatIn addition to reaching a peaceful solution to this conflict on the basis of mutual compromise,There are no other options.He praised Pompeo for urging Turkey this week not to escalate the crisis.Turkey supports Azerbaijan in the Naqqa conflict.
Foreign Minister Yaya and Azerbaijan met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov separately in Moscow.Russian President Vladimir Putin said on the 22nd,”I very much hope that our American partners will act in concert with us”,Help find a solution.
The Naka region is located in the southwest of Azerbaijan.The residents are mostly Armenians.After the collapse of the Soviet Union,Due to the attribution of the Naka region,There was a war between Azerbaijan and Armenia,After a long period of hostility,Conflicts happen from time to time.The United States, Russia, and France are the co-chairs of the Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe mediating the Naka issue.
The US “Political News” website reported thatVoting in the US presidential election is coming soon,Mediating the Naka conflict will provide the Donald Trump administration with an opportunity to demonstrate global leadership.just,To use this to add “diplomatic points” to Trump seeking re-election,It is not easy.
Reuters reported,On the eve of the foreign ministers of the two countriesAzerbaijan and Armenia each reported exchanges of fire, shelling, and airstrikes in Nakka and other places.The continued exchange of fire is eroding the hope of peace little by little.
Since a new round of clashes between Asia and Afghanistan in the Naka region on September 27,Russian mediation,A ceasefire was reached twice,But none of them lasted.Agence France-Presse said,Diplomatic methods now seem to be exhausted.
Armenian Prime Minister Nicole Pashinyan said on the 21st,The Naqqa issue cannot be resolved through diplomatic channels at this stage.And this situation will continue for a long time.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said in an interview broadcast on the 22nd of “Nihon Keizai Shimbun”,Do not rule out the possibility of meeting with Pashinyan in Moscow,But he has not yet received an invitation from Putin to visit Moscow.The prospect of reaching a peace agreement is “very distant.”
【Increase in casualties】
Aliyev announced on Twitter on the 22nd,The Azerbaijani army has completely controlled the border area between Azerbaijan and Iran in the south of Karabakh.
Armenia denied this statement.but,Pashinyan said earlier this week,Armenia faces a “difficult situation” on the front lines.
According to AFP,This is an important result.Azerbaijan has always been eager to regain complete control of the Naka region,But analysts believe thatIt is difficult to achieve this goal solely by military means.
Putin said on the 22nd,Russia believes thatThe death toll from this round of conflict is approaching 5,000.Both parties to the conflict have half.
Agence France-Presse reported,Both the Naqa authorities and the Azerbaijani military claimed to have caused heavy losses to each other.According to data released by the authorities of Naka and the governments of Armenia and Azerbaijan,The number of confirmed deaths so far has not exceeded 1,000,Including civilians.just,Azerbaijan did not disclose the casualties of the army,The actual number is probably much higher.(Hu Ruoyu) (Special feature)