BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 26. CEO of the
Lagazetteaz.fr on-line newspaper, based by Development Information
Company in France, Jean-Michel Brun printed an article about French politicians and media
retailers with overtly pro-Armenian positions, undertake numerous
anti-Azerbaijani resolutions, and put together biased articles and
The article famous that after the defeat of Armenia within the 2020
Second Karabakh Warfare, Armenians, particularly within the French diaspora,
try to wage battle within the media, attempting to persuade the general public
to acknowledge them not as aggressors, however as victims.
In keeping with Brun, given the truth, issues within the Caucasus
are of no curiosity to the French public, apart from politicians and
media retailers who overtly take a pro-Armenian place, undertake
numerous resolutions towards Azerbaijan, put together biased articles
and experiences, set up spherical tables to which Azerbaijanis will not be
The article additionally stated that the one assembly between French
President Emmanuel Macron and the brand new Azerbaijani Ambassador to
France Leyla Abdullayeva occurred in the course of the presentation of her
The creator additionally reminded that just a few days in the past, Macron acquired
two leaders of Armenian nationalists in France on the Elysee
Brun famous that the principle ‘argument’ put ahead by the
supporters of Armenia is the ‘clash of civilizations’, as French
author and thinker Michel Onfray stated.
“In keeping with Deputy Director of Le Figaro Journal
Jean-Christophe Buisson, ‘church buildings are being changed by mosques’.
As for Eric Zemmour, Valérie Pécresse, Bruno Retailleau and
Valérie Boyer [French politicians representing right-wing
class], their go to to Armenia, in keeping with them, is an emblem of
‘safety of Japanese Christians within the face of the
Islamic-Turkish menace in Europe’,” Brun stated.
“For French individuals, apparently, such elements as the truth that
the philosophy of the Enlightenment as a part of the Western
worldview was preceded by the concepts of the Azerbaijani thinker
of the XII century Nizami Ganjavi, that Azerbaijan is a secular
multicultural nation that unites 48 completely different ethnic teams or
cultures, together with Japanese Christians, that the Azerbaijanis by no means
turned church buildings into mosques, and that, quite the opposite, in the course of the
Armenian occupation in Karabakh, 66 mosques, in addition to the Russian
Orthodox Church have been destroyed,” he additionally famous.
“The truth is that this battle pursuits us as a result of it has
already grow to be a instrument of representatives of this politically
harmful right-wing class. Their most important aim is to not ‘defend
Armenia’, however fairly to rally the French individuals round an imaginary
widespread ‘enemy’, the worldwide Muslim group, which allegedly
needs to assault ‘Christian Western civilization’ and even ‘destroy’
it,” Brun defined.
The article additionally emphasised that after the statements of the
French Inside Minister Gérald Darmanin concerning the alleged
‘separatism’ of French Muslims, the world has already begun to look
for proof that Muslims are harmful to the West.
“However why are you attacking Azerbaijan? Not solely as a result of Muslims
make up nearly all of the inhabitants, but additionally as a result of freedom of
faith is totally ensured on this nation, multiculturalism not
solely exists however is promoted increasingly broadly,” the article
He emphasised that one mustn’t flip a blind eye to the lies,
false information, and distortion of historical past that Azerbaijan’s critics are
attempting to persuade.
Talking concerning the assist for Armenia in a variety of French
media and political discourse, Brun added that because of this,
Azerbaijani historians have by no means been invited to discussions about
the previous of the area.
That is why journalists of French newspapers aren’t despatched to
spotlight the implications of Armenian vandalism in Azerbaijan’s
Aghdam, Fuzuli, Shusha or Ganja, preferring as an alternative to repeat a
fictional narrative of ‘Armenian identity’, he additionally defined.
In keeping with Brun, the Armenians of the Caucasus are additionally
victims of this political instrumentalization, which hinders their
personal improvement and makes them depending on the diaspora which far
outnumbers the inhabitants of Armenia.
“Assist for Azerbaijan doesn’t imply participation within the
so-called ‘battle of civilizations’, however the wrestle to strengthen
the spirit of Enlightenment, launched within the twelfth century by
Nizami Ganjavi, and from the seventeenth century by Rousseau, Voltaire and
Montesquieu,” the article concluded.