Julfa - yet another inspection visit that will never happen, this time it's an OSCE one

Julfa - yet another inspection visit that will never happen, this time it's an OSCE one

VirtualAni
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October 7th, 2010, 8:54 pm #1

Minsk Group co-chairs to assess Djulfa destruction

Tert.am
07.10.10
http://www.tert.am/en/news/2010/10/07/djulfa/

In a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan late on Wednesday, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen pledged that they would visit the site of the destroyed medieval Armenian cemetery in Djulfa during a scheduled stop in Nakhichevan, the presidential press service reported.

The Co-chairs Igor Popov of Russia, Robert Bradke of US, Bernard Fassier France as well as Andzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the Chairman-in-Office met with Sargsyan and Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan.

The co-chairs briefed the Armenian leaders on their earlier talks with Azerbaijani leaders and presented the members of the OSCE Field Assessment Mission scheduled to monitor the line of contact between Karabakh and Azerbaijan.

Mr Sargsyan emphasized the importance of objectivity in the OSCEs final report after he was briefed on the details of the mission and its objectives. Azerbaijani President had during an earlier meeting with the OSCE co-chairs in Nakhichevan expressed similar hopes. He had particularly said he was hopeful that the Field Assessement Mission would prepare an unbiased report on the results of their monitoring and describe all facts registered in the territories.

Following that meeting, Fassier, the French co-chairman, told reporters that the relevant meetings and the route of the OSCE Field Assessment Mission would be determined in Stepanakert, after the mediators meet with officials of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.

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October 14th, 2010, 7:45 pm #2

RFE/RL Armenia Report - Thursday, October 7, 2010

OSCE Mission Around Karabakh Set To Start

Armenia -- President Serzh Sarkisian (R) meets with the visiting
co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, 09Sep2010.

07.10.2010
Lusine Musayelian

The U.S., Russian and French diplomats co-chairing the OSCE Minsk
Group arrived in Stepanakert on Thursday to start a `field assessment
mission' to Azerbaijani territories around Nagorno-Karabakh controlled
by Karabakh Armenian forces.


The mediators accompanied by United Nations experts discussed the
upcoming mission with the leadership of the unrecognized
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR). They are scheduled to meet with
members of local non-governmental organizations on Friday before
proceeding to the largely unpopulated areas surrounding the disputed
territory.

The co-chairs, who announced their intention to `observe the
humanitarian situation' in early September, met with President Serzh
Sarkisian in Yerevan on Wednesday. Sarkisian expressed hope that they
will come up with an `objective' report.

According to the Armenian leader's press office, they also assured
Sarkisian that they will pay a similar visit to a small part of
Karabakh's territory controlled by Azerbaijan `in the next stage of
the monitoring.' They also promised to try to visit a medieval
Armenian cemetery in the Azerbaijan's Nakhichevan exclave reportedly
destroyed by Azerbaijani authorities, the office said.

Incidentally, the mediating troika arrived in Armenia from
Nakhichevan. It met with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev there on
Tuesday. According to Azerbaijani news agencies, Aliyev expressed
confidence that the fact-finding mission will result in an `objective
report' certifying `illegal' residence of Armenians in the seven
districts in Azerbaijan proper that were fully or partly occupied by
Karabakh Armenian forces during the 1991-1994 war.

An OSCE team led by a senior German diplomat already inspected those
territories in January-February 2005 to investigate Azerbaijani claims
that they have been illegally populated by Armenians. In a subsequent
report, the mission said it found `no evidence of direct involvement
by the authorities of Armenia in the territories.' `There is no clear
organized resettlement, no non-voluntary resettlement, no
recruitment,' concluded the report.

The 2005 inspection was organized as a result of a compromise
agreement between the conflicting parties and the mediators. The deal
prevented a vote in the UN General Assembly on an Azerbaijani draft
resolution condemning the decade-long Armenian occupation.

The second OSCE inspection of those areas was announced just days
before Azerbaijan withdrew a similar draft resolution, strongly
condemned by Armenia, from the assembly. Armenian officials insist
that the withdrawal was not the result of a compromise deal with Baku.

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October 14th, 2010, 8:40 pm #3

MINSK GROUP CO-CHAIRS TO ASSESS DJULFA DESTRUCTION

Asbarez
Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

YEREVAN-After meeting with President Serzh Sarkisian, the co-chairmen
of the OSCE Minsk Group pledged that they would visit the site of
the destroyed Armenian cemetery in Djulfa during a scheduled stop in
Nakhichevan, reported the presidential press service.

The Co-chairs, Russia's Igor Popov, the US' Robert Bradke and
France's Bernard Fassier, accompanied by Andrzej Kasprzyk, the
Personal Representative of the Chairman-in-Office met with Sarkisian
and Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian.

The co-chairs briefed the Armenian leaders on their earlier talks
with Azeri leaders and presented the members of the OSCE Assessment
Mission, which is scheduled to monitor the line of contact between
Karabakh and Azerbaijan and is on a fact-finding mission to the region.

Sarkisian emphasized the importance of objectivity in the OSCE's
final report after he was briefed on the details of the mission and
its objectives.

The co-chairmen met with Azeri president Ilham Aliyev earlier in the
day in Nakhichevan, where similar discussions were held.

Following that meeting, Fassier, the French co-chairman, told reporters
that the relevant meetings and the route of the OSCE fact-finding
mission would be determined in Stepanakert, after the mediators meet
with officials of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.

The French official expressed hope that the mission will conclude
its activities by October 13.

MINSK GROUP CO-CHAIRS TO ASSESS DJULFA DESTRUCTION

Tert.am
07.10.10

In a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan late on Wednesday,
the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen pledged that they would visit the
site of the destroyed medieval Armenian cemetery in Djulfa during a
scheduled stop in Nakhichevan, the presidential press service reported.

The Co-chairs Igor Popov of Russia, Robert Bradke of US, Bernard
Fassier France as well as Andzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative
of the Chairman-in-Office met with Sargsyan and Foreign Minister
Edward Nalbandyan.

The co-chairs briefed the Armenian leaders on their earlier talks
with Azerbaijani leaders and presented the members of the OSCE Field
Assessment Mission scheduled to monitor the line of contact between
Karabakh and Azerbaijan.

Mr Sargsyan emphasized the importance of objectivity in the OSCE's
final report after he was briefed on the details of the mission and
its objectives. Azerbaijani President had during an earlier meeting
with the OSCE co-chairs in Nakhichevan expressed similar hopes. He had
particularly said he was hopeful that the Field Assessement Mission
would prepare an unbiased report on the results of their monitoring
and describe all facts registered in the territories.

Following that meeting, Fassier, the French co-chairman, told reporters
that the relevant meetings and the route of the OSCE Field Assessment
Mission would be determined in Stepanakert, after the mediators meet
with officials of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
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November 21st, 2012, 4:44 pm #4

Minsk Group co-chairs to assess Djulfa destruction

Tert.am
07.10.10
http://www.tert.am/en/news/2010/10/07/djulfa/

In a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan late on Wednesday, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen pledged that they would visit the site of the destroyed medieval Armenian cemetery in Djulfa during a scheduled stop in Nakhichevan, the presidential press service reported.

The Co-chairs Igor Popov of Russia, Robert Bradke of US, Bernard Fassier France as well as Andzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the Chairman-in-Office met with Sargsyan and Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan.

The co-chairs briefed the Armenian leaders on their earlier talks with Azerbaijani leaders and presented the members of the OSCE Field Assessment Mission scheduled to monitor the line of contact between Karabakh and Azerbaijan.

Mr Sargsyan emphasized the importance of objectivity in the OSCEs final report after he was briefed on the details of the mission and its objectives. Azerbaijani President had during an earlier meeting with the OSCE co-chairs in Nakhichevan expressed similar hopes. He had particularly said he was hopeful that the Field Assessement Mission would prepare an unbiased report on the results of their monitoring and describe all facts registered in the territories.

Following that meeting, Fassier, the French co-chairman, told reporters that the relevant meetings and the route of the OSCE Field Assessment Mission would be determined in Stepanakert, after the mediators meet with officials of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT UNAWARE OF AZERI BAN OF MORNINGSTAR VISIT

http://armenianow.com/news/40896/state_ ... isit_jugha
News | 07.11.12 | 13:14

The U.S. State Department was not aware that Azerbaijani authorities
had banned US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Richard Morningstar from
visiting an Armenian cemetery in Jugha, as reports Armenpress, citing
the U.S. State Department's Victoria Nuland.

Morningstar issued a statement this weekend expressing his regret
that he was not allowed to visit the cemetery, where Armenian graves
have been desecrated and hundreds of tombstones destroyed, by local
Azeris in Nakhijevan.

Azeri officials would not allow the ambassador to go, citing security
reasons.
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November 21st, 2012, 4:46 pm #5

Minsk Group co-chairs to assess Djulfa destruction

Tert.am
07.10.10
http://www.tert.am/en/news/2010/10/07/djulfa/

In a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan late on Wednesday, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen pledged that they would visit the site of the destroyed medieval Armenian cemetery in Djulfa during a scheduled stop in Nakhichevan, the presidential press service reported.

The Co-chairs Igor Popov of Russia, Robert Bradke of US, Bernard Fassier France as well as Andzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the Chairman-in-Office met with Sargsyan and Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan.

The co-chairs briefed the Armenian leaders on their earlier talks with Azerbaijani leaders and presented the members of the OSCE Field Assessment Mission scheduled to monitor the line of contact between Karabakh and Azerbaijan.

Mr Sargsyan emphasized the importance of objectivity in the OSCEs final report after he was briefed on the details of the mission and its objectives. Azerbaijani President had during an earlier meeting with the OSCE co-chairs in Nakhichevan expressed similar hopes. He had particularly said he was hopeful that the Field Assessement Mission would prepare an unbiased report on the results of their monitoring and describe all facts registered in the territories.

Following that meeting, Fassier, the French co-chairman, told reporters that the relevant meetings and the route of the OSCE Field Assessment Mission would be determined in Stepanakert, after the mediators meet with officials of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
HOW THE ARMENIAN TRACE WAS ERASED FROM NAKHIJEVAN
Alisa Gevorgyan

"Radiolur"
17:41 13.11.20120

The Research on Armenian Architecture Fund has published the
"Nakhijevan" atlas with the support of the Armenian Ministry of Culture
and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur and Lily Seredian from Los Ageles. Head of the
foundation Samvel Karapetyan presented the atlas to journalists today.

The bilingual (Armenian and English) publication includes the maps
of Nakhijevan drawn mostly by foreign authors to ensure utmost
impartiality and reliability.

The settlements belonging to this or that nation are highlighted in
different colors on the map depicting the data of the 1914 census.
Most of them are red-painted Armenian settlements, which, however,
do not exist on modern maps. The last red point disappeared after
the deportation of 1988-89.

The map of educational establishments of Nakhijevan in
pre-revolutionary or tsarist period also deserves special attention.
The symbols of Armenian monastic and parochial schools are dominating
here, as well. The three points indicating the Muslim schools
are nearly invisible in the diversity of Armenian educational
establishments.

The atlas includes a number of maps devoted to historical-cultural
monuments of Armenia. The last few pages of the publication present
clear information on the contemporary cultural genocide.

The Soviet authorities kept no count of the Armenian cultural legacy
of Nakhijevan because of the intentional and artificial obstacles
created by the Azerbaijani leadership.

There were 218 Christian worship sites, 41 fortresses, 26 bridges,
4 500 cross-stones (khachkars) and 23 thousand gravestones in the
Autonomous Republic of Nakhijevan before the 11th century, although
the information is not complete.

Between 1998 and 2006 the Azerbaijani authorities deliberately
destroyed the 3,000 cross-stones and 5,000 gravestones of Jugha dating
back to the 5-17th centuries. Hundreds of Armenian monasteries and
churches were razed to ground in Nakhijevan.
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December 10th, 2012, 2:31 am #6

Minsk Group co-chairs to assess Djulfa destruction

Tert.am
07.10.10
http://www.tert.am/en/news/2010/10/07/djulfa/

In a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan late on Wednesday, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen pledged that they would visit the site of the destroyed medieval Armenian cemetery in Djulfa during a scheduled stop in Nakhichevan, the presidential press service reported.

The Co-chairs Igor Popov of Russia, Robert Bradke of US, Bernard Fassier France as well as Andzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the Chairman-in-Office met with Sargsyan and Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan.

The co-chairs briefed the Armenian leaders on their earlier talks with Azerbaijani leaders and presented the members of the OSCE Field Assessment Mission scheduled to monitor the line of contact between Karabakh and Azerbaijan.

Mr Sargsyan emphasized the importance of objectivity in the OSCEs final report after he was briefed on the details of the mission and its objectives. Azerbaijani President had during an earlier meeting with the OSCE co-chairs in Nakhichevan expressed similar hopes. He had particularly said he was hopeful that the Field Assessement Mission would prepare an unbiased report on the results of their monitoring and describe all facts registered in the territories.

Following that meeting, Fassier, the French co-chairman, told reporters that the relevant meetings and the route of the OSCE Field Assessment Mission would be determined in Stepanakert, after the mediators meet with officials of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
Cornell is not an academic, he is an propagandist at the call of whoever pay his wages. However, his sort - and the myriad of propaganda-producing "Central Asia and Caucasus Institute"-type bodies that now flourish worldwide - exist only because of many generations-worth of cowardice and responsibility-avoidance within legitimate academia.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpE2j4eny2Y

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December 16th, 2012, 1:50 am #7

http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.ar ... .cfm?q=648

Says he was educated at the Middle East Technical University of Ankara, Turkey. Could explain his biases.
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December 23rd, 2012, 3:39 am #8

I read that resume as an instruction manual for grooming a middling bureaucrat and intellectual nonentity into an individual who is considered safe enough to fill whatever roles are required within vested-interest pseudo-academic bodies. His only real bias will be for whoever is paying his wages.
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