Recent statements by the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, and other EU officials show that Europe is accepting the new reality created after local anti-terrorism measures carried out by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, American journalist, national security analyst, lawyer Irina Tsukerman told Report.

Recent statements by Charles Michel and other EU officials do show that Europe, at least, accepts the reality on the ground and wants to move forward, seizing every opportunity to make progress and consolidate peace,” she said.

According to her, nevertheless, questions remain about how some in the world perceive the situation in Karabakh.

“Almost everyone, including post-Soviet states, continues to use the term ‘Nagorno-Karabakh’ and believes in the Armenian narrative about the supposed thousand-year presence of Armenians in Karabakh, and does not want to understand that this is a legal fiction created by the Soviet Union specifically to control the population,” Tsukerman said.