Deputy Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan meets with the EU Special Representative

  14 February 2020    Read: 943
Deputy Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan meets with the EU Special Representative

On February 14, Deputy Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan, Lieutenant General Karim Valiyev met with a delegation led by the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar, AzVision.az reports citing the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan. 

During the meeting that discussed the current situation on the line of contact of the troops of Azerbaijan and Armenia and on the state border, Deputy Minister of Defense has once again stressed that Armenia is occupying 20 percent of the territory of Azerbaijan recognized by the international community. He added that the negotiation process remains to be ineffectual so far.

The Deputy Minister of Defense emphasized that Armenia's destructive position is the main obstacle in achieving progress in the negotiations on the conflict settlement.
T. Klaar, in turn, noted the importance of an early and peaceful resolution of the conflict to ensure stability in the South Caucasus region and stressed that the EU is a supporter of continuing negotiations in this sphere.


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