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Opinion: Inclusive governance is the key for peaceful co-existence in Karabakh

In the latest, in a series of op-eds discussing the future of Nagorno-Karabakh and its people on commonspace.eu, Nurlan Mustafayev says that a security dilemma remains a critical issue for both the Armenian and the Azerbaijani communities in Karabakh, and that dealing with this issue first requires demilitarisation. The author argues that “given the current uncertainty and complexity, the inclusion of both ethnic groups in local governance is one clear thing or a shared vision that should be a part of the overall peace process. The parties’ use of the untapped resources of international law on minority protection, on the one hand, and security, on the other, can play a critical role in the face of political uncertainty. 

Commentary: President Aliyev sets agenda for Azerbaijani foreign policy in 2022

Azerbaijan will continue to punch above its weight in international relations in 200, writes Vasif Husseynov in this op-ed for KareabakhSpace.eu. "The resolution of the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, regional cooperation initiatives like the 3+3 platform, and the re-opening of transportation links in the region, will open new perspectives for Azerbaijan’s future" he adds.

LTG Dr Hayk Kotanjian: 3+3 format would jeopardise one of the few remaining consensus-based international platforms

The establishment of the 3+3 format would imperil the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs format – one of the few remaining consensus-based platforms – at a time of global turmoil, argues Lieutenant-General, Dr Hayk Kotanjian in this interview with the Executive Director of the Political Science Association of Armenia, Dr Benyamin Poghosyan, for KarabakhSpace.eu.