“Technically and politically impossible”: The Armenian parliament denied the republic’s plans to join NATO

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“Technically and politically impossible”: The Armenian parliament denied the republic’s plans to join NATO

Armenia does not intend to join NATO; the country's entry into the North Atlantic Alliance is impossible for “political and technical” reasons. This statement was made by the head of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the Armenian Parliament, Sargis Khaidanyan.

A representative of the ruling party of Armenia emphasized that the republic is ready to cooperate with other countries in the field of security, but there is no talk of joining NATO. In addition, the Armenian authorities have never expressed a desire to join the Western military-political bloc.



As for NATO membership, I do not see this as a possibility for technical and political reasons, and the Armenian government has never spoken about its desire for membership

- said Khaidanyan.

At the same time, he accused the CSTO countries of allegedly “abandoning” Armenia. In addition, according to him, Yerevan has “a lot” of questions for Russia.

Earlier, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that relying on Russia in the security sphere “turned out to be a mistake”; at the moment, Armenia is looking for other ways to ensure its strategic security. According to many experts, Pashinyan intends to bring Americans into the South Caucasus, who cannot gain a foothold there, but have a great desire to do so. The Armenian prime minister is a supporter of “Western democracy,” and it is not for nothing that representatives of the United States and Europe have been frequenting Yerevan lately.

The day before, the Armenian Ministry of Defense announced the start of joint exercises with the United States, which will take place on the territory of the republic. At the same time, Pashinyan recalled the permanent representative of Armenia from the CSTO. These actions caused concern in the Kremlin.
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    1. +3
      7 September 2023
      Bullshit, Soros will come and find a “solution to the problem”... fool
      1. 0
        7 September 2023
        Soros? Oh well.
        Each Mu-mu now has the right to choose branded rope and branded bricks.
      2. +8
        7 September 2023
        No matter how much you feed Armenia, it still looks to the West
        1. AAK
          -1
          7 September 2023
          The author was lying a little: Pashinyan “wants to drag” the Amers not to the southern Caucasus, as the author points out, but specifically to Armenia, otherwise there are Americans everywhere in the southern Caucasus, but they don’t have anything in Armenia, abydno, yes... in Georgia are there any Americans? - Are there... in Turkey (specifically, in the east, on the border with Armenia, where the Kurds are, in whom the amers have a long-standing interest...) are there amers? - Yes.. Even in Azerbaijan there are also a few amers, but in Armenia they just don’t appear...
          1. 0
            7 September 2023
            How is it not, there are more than two thousand of these striped cockroaches in stock)))
    2. +4
      7 September 2023
      Our best help is to gather the Armenians, send them to VoenTorg, and then transport them to their homeland with the purchases.
      1. 0
        8 September 2023
        100500 they won’t fall for such a wonderful offer. They feel warm and nourished in Russia too.
    3. +13
      7 September 2023
      In addition, according to him, Yerevan has “a lot” of questions for Russia.

      We also have a lot of questions for you, gentlemen. For example:
      1. Why were the Armenian Armed Forces themselves completely unprepared for a conflict with Azerbaijan? Why weren’t lessons learned and adjustments made during the war? Where is your own effort to win?
      2. What conclusions were drawn based on Nagorno Krabakh 2020? Was work carried out in the Armenian Armed Forces based on the experience of this conflict and the experience of the NWO?
      3. How much money does Russia receive from Armenia now? How much to support her? And how will the yield from it change in the event of the termination of such support? Something tells me that we won't lose much money.

      In general, it seems to me that the Armenians from Armenia have shown themselves to be little capable of productive cooperation, while the same Georgians - surprisingly - demonstrate their adequacy in the current difficult situation. I think all that Russia now needs in Transcaucasia is the absence of NATO infrastructure there. We will get the rest after success in the Northern Military District, when the enormous forces that are involved there are released. In the meantime... why not test the waters for agreements with Azerbaijan? Let’s say Russia turns a blind eye to the annexation of Karabakh, and in exchange, a Russian base is opened somewhere near Baku, plus peacekeepers remain in Karabakh as a guarantor of the Americans’ non-appearance here. I'm not saying that this is exactly what could have been done, no - it was written from the bulldozer. Just to test the ground in this direction would be interesting. Otherwise, the Armenians, led by Pashinyan, clearly think that for some reason they have become indispensable for Russia.
      1. +9
        7 September 2023
        Armenians have “a lot” of questions for Russia. So, to avoid any questions, Russia needs to give Azerbaijan and Turkey a wide road to Armenia. Let the Armenians look for a way out without Russia.
        1. 0
          7 September 2023
          No, no, Turkey has nothing to do there. Don't forget: this is a NATO country. Yes, even if we discount this, Turkey has a sufficiently powerful armed forces and military-economic potential that it would be impossible to say something like: “If anything happens, we’ll throw them out of there.” But I still hope that in the future Russia will think about returning full control over Transcaucasia. Now there are no opportunities, so let there simply be no people there that we don’t need, while the locals can mess with each other as much as they want.
      2. +2
        7 September 2023
        and in exchange, a Russian base is opening somewhere near Baku
        Why not? Nasosnaya had an excellent airfield during the Soviet era.
      3. +3
        7 September 2023
        Quote: Plate
        We also have a lot of questions for you, gentlemen. For example:
        1. Why were the Armenian Armed Forces themselves completely unprepared for a conflict with Azerbaijan? Why weren’t lessons learned and adjustments made during the war? Where is your own effort to win?

        Good evening. Let me leave my penny too. Why? Firstly, pride. They constantly talked about their ancient invincible spirit. They said that a new war would be new territories (pride). They constantly said what those who sell watermelons could do for them? And at this time, Azerbaijan was preparing and for one thing bought all the best, unlike Armenia. Which buys the Osu anti-aircraft gun from Jordan. That's India's. The result was obvious. They had a lot of corruption in the army, and most importantly they were not motivated. Why? Look at the state of Karabakh? All in ruins. Is this how they treat their land?

        Quote: Plate
        2. What conclusions were drawn based on Nagorno Krabakh 2020? Was work carried out in the Armenian Armed Forces based on the experience of this conflict and the experience of the NWO?

        They are trying, just the other day from India to Iran and from Iran to Armenia an Iranian MLRS and a couple of guns... But here the reality is this. You can check, just in the last 4 days there have been 3 flights from Israel to Azerbaijan, cargo planes. There are differences in the military budget, in the number of personnel, in the amount of modern heavy and light equipment, aviation, air defense and much more.....many times greater in Azerbaijan. There is no way without third forces. And if there is a third force, that is, the Shusha Declaration, Turkey will enter the war. The question is not for the Armenians, but for the gentlemen from Russia, is it really for the sake of the Armenians that you will go to Azerbaijan with whom there is a multi-billion dollar trade turnover, who has never had bad relations with Russia, where they have never written posters with the words Russia is an occupier like in Armenia...


        Quote: Plate
        In the meantime... why not test the waters for agreements with Azerbaijan?

        Good question. Armenians are asking for status for Armenians from Karabakh. Azerbaijan says they are my citizens and will have the same rights as all citizens of Azerbaijan, moreover, quite a few Armenians live in Azerbaijan and it turns out that the Armenians from Baku don’t care, but give the Armenians from Karabakh status. Further, if Pashinyan signs peace, his own people will kill him. The whole policy of Armenians from childhood (there are a lot of videos on YouTube) is taught that the Turk is the enemy (they call all Turkic peoples Turks). They are poisoned by it. They shout to the whole world that Azerbaijan is starving them to death and their favorite word is genocide.......Azerbaijan sends food and they don’t take it. Didn't understand. You're hungry, there's nothing to eat. You yell at the whole world that there is no bread. Just like that. And they say let the flour come from Armenia without testing. You, gentlemen, Russians, will check trucks from a hostile country? These are the kind of losers they take us for.

        The reality is this. No soil will be probed. There is a deadline, they are every day from Karabakh (suitcase station) Armenia. They don’t want to live as part of Azerbaijan, okay, their choice. Will watch.
    4. +3
      7 September 2023
      according to him, Yerevan has "a lot" of questions for Russia

      There are questions to ask, but for now some are not backed up by anything (at least).
    5. +1
      7 September 2023
      And they can climb up the tree and not rip off the sugar bowl....that’s their style.
    6. +1
      7 September 2023
      I recommend reading about the members of the ruling party and, in general, who their parliament consists of. You will learn a lot of new things for yourself. Otherwise it’s all Pashinyan and Pashinyan.
      It’s funny to see how they are scaring people in Armenia when there is an example from Georgia. But the coolest example is the recent beginning, or rather the continuation of the railway line from Russia to Iran, part of which goes through Azerbaijan for a minute.
    7. Mwg
      +3
      7 September 2023
      Armenian parliament refutes republic's plans to join NATO

      yeah, Georgia is also not in NATO, but there is NATO in Georgia. Paradox...
      1. +1
        8 September 2023
        Like that joke, only there is not a paradox, but a nuance lol
    8. -5
      7 September 2023
      NATO has a collective security treaty. Does the CSTO have it? As if from the name it follows that there is. If one of the NATO countries had been attacked, the response would have come from NATO. Azerbaijan attacked Armenia. Disputed territories are not disputed. There were some agreements defining the boundaries. And they were observed for many years. Azerbaijan is upset because it feels the support of Turkey and the weakness of Russia, which essentially ensured peace in the region.
      The question is why doesn't Russia take more active action? Are all forces occupied in Ukraine? Hardly
      We don’t want to quarrel with Azerbaijan and through it with Turkey?
      So Pashinyan’s fuss is understandable
      1. +5
        7 September 2023
        The question is why doesn't Russia take more active action?
        - how much more active, about what and which ones? Maybe the Armenians themselves will be at least a little concerned about the existence of their state? Russia did not hire them as security guards. And if they do not have the potential to build a state, let them take citizenship of nearby countries and trade fruit in their markets. It’s strange to hear from some Armenians: “Russia betrayed us, it should have sent troops...” Yeah.
      2. +5
        7 September 2023
        Quote from Tanat77
        So Pashinyan’s fuss is understandable

        Armenia did not recognize the NKR. No one attacked Armenia. But Armenian boys should not die for the interests of Armenia in the NKR. Let the CSTO or NATO soldiers die. The situation in NKR is reminiscent of the situation in Ukraine. But no one except Armenians wants to die for the interests of Armenia, and no one will. This also applies to Azerbaijan. The peacekeepers of the Russian Federation in the NKR protect civilians, and not the interests of Aliyev or Pashinyan. It's my opinion . hi
        1. +1
          8 September 2023
          Even the Armenians themselves do not really want to die for the interests of Armenia. You can’t drive them out of Russia with a stick.
      3. +3
        7 September 2023
        Well, why sculpt a hunchback, the question remains, has Armenia itself recognized Artsakh as its territory?
        1. +1
          7 September 2023
          Quote: Warrior with machine gun
          Has Armenia recognized Artsakh as its territory?

          they admit... there's no point in them
          1. 0
            7 September 2023
            Quote: vlad106
            they admit... there's no point in them

            Then Russia and the CSTO can make claims.
          2. 0
            8 September 2023
            When did Armenia recognize Karabakh as its territory and determine any status for it? De jure, Karabakh does not exist for Armenia ...
      4. +1
        8 September 2023
        Firstly, the CSTO is not NATO and has no obligation to intervene in the conflict without demand and consent, and secondly, Armenia was almost the first to rush out of the USSR, while demanding that Russia continue to support it... And what do they want now? For our guys to take a steam bath and die for the Armenians ?? Will they continue to trade in the markets and buy real estate in Russia???
    9. +2
      7 September 2023
      And rightly so, let them not join NATO
    10. +1
      7 September 2023
      What is NATO? Türkiye is in NATO. She’s not in a hurry to let Sweden in there yet, but what can we say about Armenia? Turkey has other plans for Armenia. Azerbaijan will seize the Zangezur corridor in full accordance with the trilateral agreement. This is very beneficial for Turkey and it will support Azerbaijan. The only one who can oppose this is Iran. But will he do this, because Armenia is climbing under the wing of the United States. In addition, Israel will most likely also support Azerbaijan in the event of Iranian intervention. Russia will most likely not be able to prevent Azerbaijan from doing this, since its signature is also on the tripartite agreement. And Azerbaijan can take advantage of Armenia's recall of its representative from the CSTO.
    11. +1
      7 September 2023
      Just like Yanukovych. Both front and back ready...just in case.
    12. -1
      7 September 2023
      Ukraine received more than 1000 devices from Armenia for educational needs.

      “Armenia allocated 1050 devices for the needs of Ukrainian education: smartphones, laptops, tablets. Laptops and tablets will be transferred to the ownership of educational institutions, smartphones - as personal gifts to students of vocational education institutions from low-income families,” the message says.

    13. -1
      7 September 2023
      Ungrateful Armenians. Russia has always helped Armenia. Under the Union, the 1988 Spitak earthquake. They cleared away the rubble and built new houses. A lot of military personnel were sent there back then, workers from factories. Freeloaders. And they also had to fight for them. We have them here in Russia, in every city, in the villages, they are multiplying.
      1. +1
        7 September 2023
        By the way, I can’t say anything bad about Russian Armenians. I know one thing - a colleague: a completely normal person. He will help when needed and when he can.
      2. +1
        8 September 2023
        Just a minute. In 1988 it was quite the USSR.
        1. 0
          8 September 2023
          Young man, the Union is the USSR. For example, those who served abroad said that they would quickly go to the Union, I want to go home. Learn history...
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    15. 0
      7 September 2023
      These actions caused concern in the Kremlin.

      Well, it's good that it's not a concern. wink laughing
    16. +1
      8 September 2023
      These actions caused concern in the Kremlin.

      Moreover, concern for the Armenians themselves.
      This is not right - Pashinyan broke firewood, but the Kremlin should be worried.

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