US Ambassador: "Seizure of drugs on Azerbaijani borders increased by 2 times"

Lee Litzenberger. U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan

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# 16 February 2022 15:34 (UTC +04:00)

"Our policy is to give arms neither to Armenia nor to Azerbaijan because we have always wanted a solution to the conflict," said Lee Litzenberger. U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan at the round table dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the US-Azerbaijani relations, APA-Economics reports.

According to him, Russia's view on this issue is different, thus, Russia sells weapons to both countries.

"But this has not prevented our security support to Azerbaijan for protection of its borders and we have conducted training, provided the country with the new facilities," said the ambassador.

Lee Litzenberger noted that thanks to training and facilities provided by the US, seizure of drugs on the Azerbaijani borders has increased by 2 times last year and it is expected to increase by 3 times in 2022.