Compromise or Resistance?
"Time will tell who did what for Karabakh, and who, indeed, is selling it out."
Ter-Petrossian was accused of
being conciliatory towards Azerbaijan in resolving the Karabakh
conflict. In November 1997, he said publicly, "We must be
realistic and understand that the international community will
not tolerate for long the situation created around Nagorno-Karabakh,
because it is threatening regional cooperation and security as
well as the West's interests in oil.