Members of the opposition parliamentary
Democratic Bloc called on parliamentary speaker Murtuz Alesqerov on 2 November
to answer questions related to the ongoing negotiations with Armenia on
a settlement of the Karabakh conflict, Turan reported. Those questions
include which precise concessions the Azerbaijani leadership is prepared
to make; whether the degree of self-government given to Nagorno-Karabakh
includes the right to a separate constitution, legal system, and national
army; whether the peace agreement under discussion provides for the return
of displaced persons to Shusha, Lachin, and Kelbadjar; and whether the
Azerbaijani leadership has taken into consideration the possibility that
concessions could spark massive protests among the country's population.
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