And hopefully, not even knowing what sought during his visit to Baku, its chief of staff Sergei Naryshkin that the Russian leader himself far more concerned about its international reputation and is interested in its permanence, than to be an unreliable partner president of Azerbaijan. In addition to all the above, and are symptomatic of recent appointments in the diplomatic corps United States, one way or another connected with the region and the Artsakh question. Following Kaydanau T. and Robert Bradtke (new American co-chair of OSCE Minsk Group), formerly worked, respectively, after the Kosovo and Croatia, to the post of deputy. head of the OSCE mission in Baku, was appointed American Melissa Stone, formerly an employee of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo the same. It is clear that such appointments are perceived in Azerbaijan for more than nervous, because in Baku see the "ominous signs" of the "Kosovo precedent" in regarding the final status of Nagorno Karabakh.
At the same time in Baku by the mouth of various political scientists, experts, diplomats, do not get tired to say that the alleged issue of "return of 7 regions" (other "editorial" – five) have supposedly been resolved. Not Recently, Deputy Foreign Minister Araz Azimov, even large blundered by issuing an international conference in Baku "confidential information" about that, they say, "the Armenian forces already retreating, and even shows the direction of their movement. " The lie was so clumsy and nesusvetnoy that even Baku media a couple of hours "forgot about the sensation." Plus, Turkey is in time trouble. She, on the one hand, pushing for the ratification of the Turkish-Armenian protocols and opening of borders in this year. On the other – Azerbaijan, more and more loudly expressed distrust of the obvious signs of "big brother". And although everyone knows that Ankara and Baku are just playing for Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, as well as international public elementary "theater of the two actors" are actually continuing to act in an interconnected and coordinated, yet noticeable that in recent Yerevan and Stepanakert also tightened its rhetoric and its conditions.