Azerbaijani historian: We should not be like Armenians

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Azerbaijani Member of Parliament and historian Fazail Ibrahimli spoke to Day.Az in an interview.

Day.Az: In recent times distortion of history in the pages of Wikipedia has become frequent. What, in your opinion, the purpose of distorting historical facts in this and other online resources?

Fazail Ibrahimli: Although there is a ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia, an information war is going on. All of these conversations, speeches, distorted facts, false information posted on various websites, including those in Wikipedia show that Armenia is trying to be active in this war. I think all is done by the Armenian lobby that exists in various European countries, as well as in the United States.

Q: Why there is much false and provocative information about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on the internet?

A: I believe that this is ideological war carried out by Armenia. It has been working intensively in this direction. But the world community knows that Nagorno-Karabakh is a part of Azerbaijan, and this false information about the history of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan, posted on internet, has lost influence and has no impact on world opinion. ...

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