Peace between Azerbaijan, Armenia to be established within recognized borders - expert
    Caliber.Az from Tbilisi

    INTERVIEWS  25 April 2022 - 12:00

    Tamilla Mammadova
    Caliber.Az

    Caliber.Az presents an interview with Nikoloz Glonti, the Georgian political scientist. 

    - What is your assessment of the current level of Azerbaijani-Georgian relations? 

    It should be noted that partnership and good-neighborly relations between Azerbaijan and Georgia have come to the forefront in recent decades. This is due to good cooperation between the heads of state. Judging by their relations, we are not just strategic partners, we can confidently say that we are friends, which has been repeatedly mentioned in the statements.

    - What is your assessment of the current political situation in our region? 

    The political situation in the region is extremely difficult, especially against the background of the large-scale war in Ukraine. However, there are positive developments, I mean the beginning of the direct dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan.


    - The West imposed sanctions against Russia, and it is no secret that they will also have an impact on those countries that are connected with the Russian economy. What can you say about the impact of these sanctions on Georgia?

    - There are more than a million Georgians living in Russia today who work there and send money to Georgia. Of course, the sanctions imposed against Russia will affect the economy of neighboring Georgia as well, but this impact will not be destructive. Since Georgia has friendly neighbors as Turkey and Azerbaijan, as well as reliable partners in the West.

    - What is Georgia doing to restore its territorial integrity?

    Georgia conducts an active policy of returning its lost territories but through peaceful negotiations. Even today's geopolitical changes give us hope that this day will come soon. Our country's economy is growing and there is hope that Georgia will soon become a member of the European Union and then the Abkhazians and Ossetians will no longer want to live in isolation, but together with Georgia will become part of the civilized world.

    After 2012 Georgia signed the association agreement, the free trade agreement, we also have visa-free travel to the EU countries after 2017. Georgia has already applied for EU membership. We have never been as close to Europe as we are today.

    - What about NATO?

    The Western course and Georgia's desire to join NATO are determined by the Constitution, and the government implements the goals and objectives enshrined in the Basic Law.

    - How do you view Azerbaijan's resolution of the Karabakh conflict? Is peace possible between Baku and Yerevan?

    I am deeply convinced that very soon Azerbaijan's territorial integrity will be fully restored, peace will be established between Azerbaijan and Armenia within their internationally recognized borders. There are already preconditions for this - after many years, direct dialogue has started between Azerbaijan and Armenia, which also involves Georgia.

    - What do you think about the tension between Tbilisi and Kyiv? Who is to blame for this situation and what will happen next?

    The delegation of the Parliament of Georgia headed by the Speaker visited Kyiv and met with their Ukrainian colleagues. There are also statements from both sides that the existing misunderstandings are over.

    Caliber.Az




Read also

"Belarus and Armenia cannot have any common interests!" Caliber.Az interview with Valery Karbalevich

29 November 2022 - 11:01

Expert: Russia's nuclear strike on Ukraine remains possible Vitaly Kulik hosted by Caliber.Az

28 November 2022 - 15:06

"Armenia can flirt with anyone, but what good will it do?" Caliber.Az interview with Russian pundit Alexander Skakov

28 November 2022 - 16:49

Baku-Yerevan peace treaty by yearend: expectations and reality Expert opinions on Caliber.Az

25 November 2022 - 16:39

Expert: Serbs have heard a very important message from President Aliyev Caliber.Az from Belgrade

25 November 2022 - 14:21

"Russia won't act against Azerbaijan even at Armenia's request" Caliber.Az interview with Alexander Vorobyov

25 November 2022 - 15:30
ADVERTS
Latest news

    Azerbaijani FM condemns Armenia for hindering peace process

    30 November 2022 - 19:01

    Azerbaijan sets visa procedure for foreigners to work in Alat Free Economic Zone

    30 November 2022 - 18:50

    The loss of Armenian statehood, or how there is no place for Pushkin in Yerevan

    Political expert on Russophobia in "ancient state"

    30 November 2022 - 18:42

    Explosion at Ukraine embassy in Madrid injures one person, officials say

    30 November 2022 - 18:31

    First female referee set to take charge of men's World Cup match

    30 November 2022 - 18:23

    Russian peacekeepers let foreigners into Karabakh abusing their mandates

    Another arbitrariness

    30 November 2022 - 18:09

    Azerbaijani, Uzbek air force chiefs discuss expanding cooperation

    PHOTO

    30 November 2022 - 18:00

    Armenia sends to court files on damaged monument to Karabakh separatists

    30 November 2022 - 17:51

    China vows crackdown on "hostile forces" as public tests Xi

    30 November 2022 - 17:45

    NATO considers it paramount to ensure Ukraine's victory

    30 November 2022 - 17:37

    Armenian longing for its French sister

    Baku shut the door in front of Macron

    30 November 2022 - 17:28

    EU approves Hungary's post-pandemic recovery plan

    30 November 2022 - 17:20

    Azerbaijani Army positions come under Armenian fire

    30 November 2022 - 17:11

    Iraqi Kurdistan under attack as Iran targets Kurdish opposition groups

    30 November 2022 - 17:05

    Azerbaijani Culture Ministry opposes demonstration of anti-Turkish film in Baku

    OFFICIAL/PHOTO

    30 November 2022 - 16:57

    Russian, Azerbaijani FMs to discuss Baku-Yerevan normalisation process in Moscow

    PHOTO

    30 November 2022 - 16:50

    Ankara reacts to attempts to obstruct Türkiye's anti-terror operations

    30 November 2022 - 16:41

    EU Commission president accused of providing inaccurate figures on Ukraine's army losses

    30 November 2022 - 16:34

    Politico withdraws article criticising French secularism

    30 November 2022 - 16:27

    Azerbaijani, Turkish FMs to meet in Poland

    30 November 2022 - 16:20

    Taliban: At least 10 killed by bombing of religious school

    30 November 2022 - 16:07

    Azerbaijani FM attending OSCE conference in Warsaw

    30 November 2022 - 16:03

    Secret report reveals Khamenei's pessimism over Iran protests

    30 November 2022 - 15:50

    Price pressures are slowing down worldwide, but what about the inflation forecast for Azerbaijan?

    An observation by Caliber.Az

    30 November 2022 - 15:43

    Azerbaijani Space Agency’s income down by 44%

    30 November 2022 - 15:34

    Ukraine says Iran’s ballistic missiles transfer to Russia not spotted

    30 November 2022 - 15:25

    Azerbaijani expert: Political regimes in Iran, Armenia similar

    30 November 2022 - 15:17

    China lists benefits of joining Free Trade Agreement with Azerbaijan

    30 November 2022 - 15:10

    How Russian peacekeepers inspire Armenian separatists

    Caliber.Az YouTube channel video

    30 November 2022 - 15:00

    NATO seeks to ease war impact on Bosnia, Georgia, Moldova

    30 November 2022 - 14:52

    Russia denies producing Iranian drones

    30 November 2022 - 14:44

    Russia's stagnating influence in the Middle East

    Bitter end in Syria

    30 November 2022 - 14:41

    German embassy’s provocation in Azerbaijan: anti-Turkish film in Baku

    PHOTO

    30 November 2022 - 14:38

    Israeli, Turkish defence chiefs condemn terrorism in Jerusalem, Istanbul

    30 November 2022 - 14:35

    Former Chinese leader dies aged 96

    30 November 2022 - 14:26

    Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan to boost cargo transportation

    30 November 2022 - 14:18

    Governor: Fire at oil storage tank in Russia's Bryansk region

    VIDEO

    30 November 2022 - 14:10

    Zelenskyy: Ukraine needs over trillion dollars to recover

    30 November 2022 - 14:01

    German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce hails Karabakh's rehabilitation

    30 November 2022 - 13:56

    EU may use frozen Russian assets for Ukraine’s reconstruction

    30 November 2022 - 13:48

    Ukraine updates Russia's military casualties

    30 November 2022 - 13:40

    Turkish economy grows by 3.9%

    30 November 2022 - 13:34

    UN: Over five billion people to have inadequate access to water by 2050

    30 November 2022 - 13:27

    German envoy calls Karabakh's reconstruction “project for generations”

    30 November 2022 - 13:20

    Ethnic Azerbaijani expert: Economic situation worsens in Tabriz

    30 November 2022 - 13:13

All news