YPC Weekly Newsletter

2003


SATELLITE PRESS CONFERENCE YEREVAN-BAKU: THE MILLI MECLIS DEPUTY ANSWERED THE QUESTIONS OF ARMENIAN JOURNALISTS

On April 17 a satellite press-conference Yerevan-Baku was held under the project of Yerevan and Baku Press Clubs "Possible Resolutions to the Karabagh Conflict: Expert Evaluations and Media Coverage", supported by OSI Network Media Program. Technical assistance in its conductance was provided by "Mir" Interstate TV and Radio Company. This the fifth space bridge giving floor for Armenia and Azerbaijani politicians to answer the questions of journalists of the neighboring country. The first similar meeting took place in December last year (see details in YPC Weekly Newsletter, December 7-13, 2002).
This time the Baku studio hosted a Milli Meclis deputy, a member of Azerbaijani delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Asim Mollazadeh. The questions of the Armenian media present in the Yerevan studio mostly referred to the attitudes of the South Caucasus countries to the Iraq war, the honoring of commitments of the Council of Europe by Armenia and Azerbaijan, in particular, those on the peaceful resolution of the Karabagh problem, the presidential elections, over in Armenia and upcoming in Azerbaijan.