Turkey is a close ally of Azerbaijan, Armenia’s rival in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Turkey has stated that it is ready to provide assistance if Azerbaijan requests it. (Also read: Designer Bora Aksu is inspired by a pandemic while performing at London Fashion Week)
“Turkey’s behavior could have devastating consequences for the South Caucasus and its neighboring territories,” Pashinyan said in a statement, as reported by Reuters on Monday (9/28/2020).
Earlier, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said Armenia had violated the ceasefire with the latest attacks and called on the international community to look closely and separate right from wrong.
“Armenian-certified provocateurs have once again shown the world what they understand from the rights, the law, the promises made and the truce. Turkey stands with the Azeri brothers, in whatever way is needed,” Oktay said. (Read also: Turkey ISIS First Prison Bride from Australia)
The same thing was also conveyed by the Turkish Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar. In which, Akar said the biggest obstacle to peace and stability in the Caucasus was Armenia’s hostility.