Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.19
By - Trend: Ilkin Izzet
The Azerbaijani Defence Ministry has commented on the spread by several media of an audio recording of a telephone conversation between the religious spiritual leader Fethullah Gulen, residing in the U.S., and Secretary General of the Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkey (TUSKON) Mustafa Gunay, during which the name of the Azerbaijani Minister of Defence was mentioned, the ministry's press service reported on Feb. 19.
The office states that Azerbaijani Defence Minister, Zakir Hasanov is not familiar with the people involved and there were no congratulations on his behalf and he sees it as a provocation.
Translated by S.I.
Edited by S.M.