Quadratin, one of the leading media outlets in the Mexican state of Michoacán, has published an extensive interview with Ambassador Mammad Talibov in response to slanderous information spread after the visit to Armenia of the chairman of the Mexican-Armenian inter-parliamentary friendship group operating in the Mexican Chamber of Deputies. A short video report was also published on the publication’s website, Report informs referring to the Azerbaijani Embassy in Mexico.

The article reads that the Armenian side, taking advantage of the Mexican public’s incomplete awareness of the situation in the region, is hypocritically spreading slanderous information.

Further, the interview provides detailed information about the history of the former conflict, that almost 20% of the territory of Azerbaijan was occupied by Armenia, almost 200,000 Azerbaijanis were subjected to ethnic cleansing, about a million Azerbaijanis were expelled from Armenia and from the occupied territories.

The fact that Armenia ignored the resolutions of the UN Security Council on the unconditional withdrawal from the Azerbaijani territories is emphasized. Information is also provided on the results of the 44-day Patriotic War, during which Azerbaijan in 2020 liberated its territories from 30 years of Armenian occupation, destruction, looting and massive mining of the lands.

The materials note that the Armenian side, contrary to the provisions of the statement of November 10, 2020, used the Lachin road both for military provocations and for illegal economic activities, and also plundered natural resources in the territories of Azerbaijan, in particular gold and copper-molybdenum deposits.

The article gives a high assessment of the official position of Mexico, which, showing adherence to the norms of international law, supported the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan during the conflict. In addition, the importance of calling on Armenia to renounce territorial claims and advancing the process of signing a peace treaty with Azerbaijan is emphasized.