President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev during his speech at the Congress of the ruling party New Azerbaijan called strategic objective of the political elite and the people of Azerbaijan and the capture of the Armenian capital, Yerevan, which he called the historical Azerbaijani territory.
“Yerevan is our historical territory, and we, Azerbaijanis must return to this historic land. It is our political and strategic goal to which we should gradually approach,” — said the head of state.
The Azerbaijani leader stressed that the young generation of the country and the international community must clearly understand and realize that the Erivan khanate, Zangezur and Goycha are the “historical ground” of the Azerbaijani people.
Aliyev also said that the international community supports Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh, reports RIA “Novosti”.
In turn, the press Secretary of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Armenia Tigran, reacting to provocative statements by Aliyev, accused the President of Azerbaijan in “the racist nature of the ruling regime in Baku”.
“The statements of the Azerbaijani President, the state appeared on the political map of the world just 100 years ago, the territorial claims of Armenia, is not news. These statements, together with the repeated declarations that all Armenians are Azerbaijan’s enemies number one, once again demonstrates the racist nature of the ruling regime in Baku”, — said the speaker of Armenian foreign Ministry.
For his part, Deputy head of the Armenian Parliament, press-Secretary of the ruling Republican party of Armenia Eduard Sharmazanov called Aliyev’s statement about the historic strategic objective “to return the” Yerevan stupid and cynical Nazi attack, said “Sputnik Armenia”.
“The words of Aliyev — another cynical statement. In the twenty-first century, such statements are not only not acceptable, but they look silly. Making such statements, the government proves that Azerbaijan is a Nazi state”, — said Vice-speaker of the Armenian Parliament.
Sharmazanov noted that the historical Azerbaijan was an Iranian province South of the Arax river, so not up to Azerbaijan to talk freely about historical lands.
“Today’s Caucasian Turks to do with this province had. The ancestral home of the Turkic tribes of Central Asia and Altai. Even the former President of Azerbaijan Abulfaz Elchibey said that there is no Azerbaijani language, there is the Turkish language. And the father of Ilham Aliyev, Heydar, has repeatedly said — “one nation, two States”,” — said Vice-speaker of the legislative body of Armenia.
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