Ambassador: Egyptian site management has not brought formal apology
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 22 / Trend R.Hafizoglu/
Egyptian information portal management has not yet formally apologized for the publication of Azerbaijan's map without the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and the Autonomous Republic of Nakhichivan, Azerbaijani Ambassador Faig Bagirov told Trend . Instead these territories were indicated as Armenian.
"The portal's management has not yet formally apologized for marking Nagorno-Karabakh and the Autonomous Republic of Nakhichivan as Armenian territory," he told Trend over the phone.
The territories of Nagorno-Karabakh and Nakhchivan were indicated as Armenian in an article posted on Moheet.com.
Azerbaijan's Embassy in Cairo has sent a note of protest to Egypt's Foreign Ministry, as well as the Information Ministry and Communications and Technologies Ministry.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts. Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, France, and the U.S. - are currently holding the peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. General Assembly's resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh region and the occupied territories.
Do you have any feedback? Contact our journalist at [email protected]