Baku Uses UN Pulpit to Attack Armenia

Azeri fighters are members of a sabotage unit called Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar

Neglects to say Azeri mercenaries’ role in rebel movement.

UNITED NATIONS—A day after assuming its temporary–month-long– seat on the United Nations Security Council, Azerbaijan used its pulpit to attack Armenia by accusing it of settling Syrian Armenian refugees in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, reported Agence France Presse.

Azerbaijan’s UN ambassador said Armenia had started a “very dangerous process” by moving Syrian Armenians into Nagorno-Karabakh.

In August, Azeri news sources, citing Syrian opposition Web sites, reported that there are 60 Azeris among the ranks of the many different armed rebel groups battling the Syrian government army. The sources also reported that some 30 Azeris have been killed during clashes.

According to the same source, the great majority of the Azerbaijani fighters are members of a sabotage unit called Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar, whose leader is probably an Azerbaijani, Abu Yahan.

News sources in Azerbaijan reported in mid-July that “There are 400 Azerbaijanis fighting among the terrorist groups in Syria, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, of which 3 are women.”

Armenia says it has accepted more than 10,000 Armenians from Syria. But Armenia’s UN envoy said claims they have been moved into Nagorno-Karabakh are “lies and distortion.”

“We continue to receive the reports testifying to purposeful (Armenian) attempts aimed at encouraging some categories of Syrian refugees to move to other conflict affected areas,” Azerbaijan’s UN envoy Agshin Mehdiyev told a news conference.

“We have information that they already started it — settlement of Syrian refugees in occupied territories — and of course it is a very dangerous process with unpredictable consequences,” added Mehdiyev, who is the UN Security Council president for October.

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov raised the Syrian Armenians issue in a speech to the UN General Assembly last week.
Mammadyarov said reports of Syrian Armenians being moved into Nagorno-Karabakh “provide yet more evidence of Armenia’s deliberate policy of annexation of Azerbaijani lands.”

Armenia’s UN ambassador Garen Nazarian told AFP that Azerbaijan was “using the Syrian crisis for political goals.” He described the Azerbaijan claims as “lies and distortion.”

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told the General Assembly last week that his country was “alarmed” by the crisis in Syria.

“The number of refugees Armenia continues to receive already exceeds 10,000, but tens of thousands of Syrian-Armenians still remain in that country,” he said.

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  1. boghos jermag said:

    Why are not Ara Manoogian, and members of both the Shahan Natali Family Foundation and the prestigious Policy Forum Armenia, not protesting the Azeri Consulate? Oh wait, they only protest the Armenian Consulate, and Armenian Churches…

    • Jack said:

      Maybe because it was much easier to fight against and punish the brutal injustice of the Azeris (we already did that in Artsakh), than that of our corrupt government and church leaders?

  2. zohrab said:

    dont worry what they say populate more and fast do only whats best for armenians

  3. ARA said:

    Azeri nuts- tell these imbeciles soon we will move into Baku- they will see-like the turks of turkey who stole our land after rape and pillage–our land is their land-their land is not where they are-

  4. John Ahmaranian said:

    After the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by your friends, the Turks, who populated the Armenian six provinces with Turk Albanians, Turk Cherkes and Turk Azeris?
    Give us our lands and we will transfer the Armenian Syrian from Kharabagh and settle them in Artvin, Kars, Erzurum and the occupied cities. Karabagh is an Armenian land and any Armenian has the right to live there.
    I hope that Syrian Armenians will get Kharabaghi citizenship. Find another building like the UN and go cry over there this time.

  5. Samuel Darbinian said:

    Azarbaijani retard government accusing Armenian government for supplying humanitarian relief for Syrian Armenians & their settlment in Artsakh is dangerous but dispatching Azari Alqida to destebalize Syria is OK
    also Alieves’ bastard causin settled hundreds of thusands of Syrian refugees in Turkey considered to be safe.Many Syrian refugees are settled in Jordan & they are enjoying with humanitarian help, Azari utter nonsense claim high lights Azari backward governments racist terrorism & its jihatist religious hate toward
    Armenians.

  6. GeorgeMardig said:

    If Aliyev continues this course, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic will bankrupt Azerbaijan

  7. Z said:

    i think THE ONLY solution to the turk / azeri threat is….POPULATION GROWTH !!!! multiply to survive !!!

  8. GB said:

    UN voted by 43 corrupted Islamic nations, minus Iran, in order to support another fake Islamic nation called Axerbaijan..the rest of the world and super powers stayed neutral and did not vote, just because of smooth oil flow, that corrupted Sultan Aliyev provided for them!!

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