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A violent Turkish nationalist group known globally as the Grey Wolves is establishing itself in conquered Christian territory. The Grey Wolves are infamous for their involvement in the 1981 assassination attempt of Pope St. John Paul II and in the 2006 protest against Pope Benedict XVI's trip to Turkey.
Now the terrorist organization is constructing a so-called school in Shushi, the cultural capital of the Republic of Artsakh. Shushi was captured last fall by Azerbaijan and its allies.
Foreign minister Davit Babayan: "For the first time, a NATO-member country, Turkey, actually used or made an alliance with terrorist forces from the Middle East. And it was a triple alliance with Turkey, Azerbaijan and terrorists."
The terrorists were even awarded an additional hundred dollars for every Armenian they beheaded. The foreign minister has been busy trying to secure the return of captured prisoners from Azerbaijan, who are still being tortured in captivity.
The 1915 Armenian Genocide also employed similar Turkish policies.
Foreign minister Davit Babayan: "With prisoners of war, with hostages, they are killing them brutally. They are doing all the bad things and, unfortunately, we don't see appropriate reaction or actions from international organizations."
Anna, a resident in the free capital city of Stepanakert, says citizens are fearful of Azerbaijani soldiers, who threaten them daily. Despite the destruction soldiers have wrought, she appreciates the beauty of her country more than ever.
Foreign minister Davit Babayan: "They are behaving in a very aggressive way in the Mediterranean Sea, in the Caucuses, they are actually harassing Greece and many other countries. You see that if you don't react in the proper time, you let this disease develop and become stronger and stronger."
The Armenians of Artsakh expect Turkish aggression to continue and ask the West to carefully consider their NATO partnership with Turkey.