Disinfo: Western countries provoking people in Armenia and Azerbaijan to discredit and break the ceasefire agreement

Summary

Some Western countries, through the available channels, provoke people in Armenia and Azerbaijan to discredit and break the ceasefire agreement, according to TASS.

Disproof

A conspiracy theory regarding the role of the West in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan. There is no evidence that Western countries are trying to provoke citizens of both countries to be against the ceasefire agreement. Azerbaijan and Armenia signed the ceasefire agreement on 10 November 2020. According to the agreement, a Russian peacekeeping mission was allowed to come to Nagorna Karabakh. Some groups in both countries are against the Russian peacekeeping mission in Nagorno Karabakh because they consider that Russia is a threat for democracy in the region:

“Without information and consent of the people and the parliament, without any public discussion, without taking into account the opinion of the opposition and civil society, without any legal basis, the secret entry of the Russian peacekeeping contingent(to Nagorno Karabakh) at night is a serious threat to national interests and sharply contradicts the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan” says the National Council of Democratic Forces.

However, there is no proof that this attitude is provoked by some Western countries. See more disinformation about the role of Western states in the war between Azerbaijan and Armenia: The US Has Planned The Rise Of Tensions In Nagorno-Karabakh a Year Ago and The Conflict In Nagorno-Karabakh Is Induced by Western Intention.

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  • Reported in: Issue 224
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/11/2020
  • Outlet language(s) Azerbaijani
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Azerbaijan, Armenia
  • Keywords: Nagorno-Karabakh

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