The negotiations between Azerbaijan and Armenia are now impossible because of unacceptable demands by Yerevan. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliev said so on the air of Rossiya 1, a state-run TV channel.
"Armenian Prime Minister publicly claims that Karabakh is Armenia, and that's it. How can we negotiate in this case? The essence of the principles developed by the OSCE Minsk group lies with the fact that territories around the former Nagorno-Karabakh autonomous regions should be passed to Azerbaijan. But if he (Nikol Pashinyan, - 112 International) says that Karabakh is Armenia, and we should be negotiating with the so-called puppet regime of Nagorno-Karabakh, he basically tries breaking the format of talks that exists for 20 years", the head of the state said.
The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh broke out on September 27. Both sides claim very different figures when it comes to casualties. In particular, Armenia claims that the Azeri lost over 700 soldiers, 49 drones, four helicopters, 80 armored vehicles, one aircraft, and 82 cars. Azerbaijan denies the numbers of casualties on both sides claimed by Armenia, stating that Armenians lost 550 soldiers, 24 tanks and other armored vehicles, 18 drones and eight artillery systems.