Turkey’s interest in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict motivated by control over Caucasus oil & gas supply, says Armenian president

Armenia’s President

Armenia’s President Armen Sarkissian believes Turkey provoked the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh to take control of energy supplies to Europe from the Caspian region, an area rich in ‘black gold’ and the location of many gas pipes.

Speaking to Moscow daily Kommersant, Sarkissian claimed that Turkey used to be “a consumer [of energy], but now will be a manager.”

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