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30% of ISAF cargo being withdrawn from Afghanistan through Azerbaijan

[ 21 October 2013 12:59 ]

Baku. Victoria Dementyeva – APA. Today, 30% of cargo of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) is being withdrawn from Afghanistan through Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Araz Azimov told journalists, APA reports.

Answering the question “May Azerbaijan and NATO reach an agreement on increasing cargo transportation volumes from Afghanistan in the future?” the Deputy Minister said: “Cargo transportation is purely an economic issue. Therefore, there is no need to over-politicize this issue. Moreover, there is no need to sign a special agreement between Azerbaijan and NATO."