"The world has closed its eyes
to the humanitarian catastrophe in Azerbaijan, where every seventh
citizen is a refugee. The vast majority of these refugees originate
from Azerbaijani districts occupied by Armenian troops outside
of Karabakh proper. I am convinced that Armenia does not gain
anything from having created this situation; in fact, it only
Leonid Kuchma, President of Ukraine, on an official state
visit to Azerbaijan, speaking on television after his visit to
one of Azerbaijan's numerous makeshift refugee camps where people
have been living since 1993.
From Azerbaijan International (8.1) Spring 2000.
© Azerbaijan International 2000. All rights reserved.
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