Azerbaijan is concerned that Morningstar is interested in Armenian cemetery in Old Jugha
ARMENPRESS: Candidate for the post of ambassador of USA to Azerbaijan Richard Morningstar during the hearings in the foreign affairs committee of US Senate declared that in case of his appointment in the post of ambassador one of his first works would be the visit to Armenian cemetery of Old Jugha which was destroyed by Azerbaijanis. Azerbaijani authorities became concerned about this declaration. “I will do my best to visit Armenian cemetery of Old Jugha. Such insult towards dead people is not acceptable” he had said. Armenpress reports citing “Azadlg” newspaper that the fact that Morningstar speaks about the destroying of Armenian cemetery before being appointed made Azerbaijani authorities to be concerned. Azerbaijani Parliament deputy Zahid Orudz expressed opinion that Azerbaijan must implement diplomatic steps towards that direction. “Morningstar’s words caused anxiety and dissatisfaction in Baku. We can not be satisfied with the appointment of an ambassador with such intentions. The ambassador’s speech with such arguments can worsen the relations in future. Morningstar’s wish to search Armenian traces is unacceptable” mentioned Azerbaijani deputy.