Armenia does not intend to apply to CSTO over the deployment of peacekeepers
Yerevan is not going to appeal to the CSTO on the issue of deployment of peacekeeping contingent on the border with Azerbaijan, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, Ambassador of Armenia in Russia Vartan Toganyan.
"Now, of course, need no such treatment, but time will tell how the situation will develop. I want to emphasize that in the framework of the OSCE Minsk group, which, by the way includes our allies in the CSTO - Russia and Kazakhstan - the issue of implementation of the monitoring mission for monitoring the situation around the perimeter of the border was and is. But Azerbaijan strongly this idea out, discuss and mouth of the President States that the need to rely exceptional strength. Sorry," he said Toganyan.
"There is already an international mandate (monitoring the border - ed.). Therefore, to talk about a new not see sense", - he stressed.
According to the Ambassador, if previously reached in the Minsk group framework agreement followed by the Azerbaijani side, "the need to go anywhere or to involve our allies was not."
"We don't want someone's soldiers fought in the region. The problem is that turning the CSTO, we tried to draw attention to the fact that there is a fact of aggression against Armenia. We are not talking about the formation of armed gangs and about military action, we are talking about, to pay attention to it at the political level," - said the diplomat.
Began on 12 July a clash on Armenian-Azerbaijani border continues in the neighbouring regions - Tavush and Tovuz, bordering also with Georgia and located a few hundred kilometers from the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh, where the situation was calm. In the place of the attacks are military positions stationed near the village of Movses. According to Baku, died 11 Azerbaijani servicemen, including a General. The Armenian side announced the deaths of two officers and five wounded. Azerbaijan and Armenia blame for the attacks on each other. A number of countries and international organizations expressed concern about the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and urged the parties to dialogue. The Russian foreign Ministry said it was ready to assist Baku and Yerevan support to stabilize the situation.