Ukrainian Minister of Defense meets Safar Abiyev

Ukrainian Minister of Defense meets Safar Abiyev
# 16 March 2011 15:45 (UTC +04:00)
The welcome ceremony of the Ukrainian guest was held and the state anthems of both countries were sounded at the Ministry of Defense. During the large meeting Azerbaijani defense minister welcomed the delegation and noted the existing relations between both countries which have a strategic character at all levels. Abiyev said that increase and development of this cooperation is one of the main purposes. Both ministers touched on the military-technical issues. The current military-political situation in the region was in the spot. Abiyev underlined that 20% of Azerbaijan’s lands were occupied as a result of Armenia’s aggression, one million our compatriots had to live their homes. According to the minister, the activity of the OSCE Minsk Group doesn’t give its concrete results on the settlement of the conflict. Armenia doesn’t observe the resolutions for liberation of Azerbaijani territories signed by the prestigious international organizations. According to the minister Azerbaijan have no alternative except taking serious and necessary steps for liberation of the occupied territories: “We continue our activity in the direction”.

During the meeting the ministers also exchanged their view on the issues.

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