Deputy Foreign Minister Sys U. S. Should Keep Position Unchanged in Acknowledging Nagorno-Karabakh an Integral Part of Azerbaijan

Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict Materials 24 April 2007 21:20 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku/ Trend , corr. P. Amirdjanov/ Araz Azimov, the deputy Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister, has said that Azerbaijan does not insist on U. S. changing their principles and position by demonstrating its softness, we just want that America should keep its position unchanged and carry out corresponding activities in this direction in accordance the U. S. respectful attitude toward the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.

According to Mr. Azimov, those expresions, which were in the report preparad by the U. S. State Department are so far from the experience and reality and "tell about unnknown spots". Therefore, all the visists of Azerbaijani officials to this country have been postponed to an uncertain period. The dialogue between Azerbaijan and U. S. on this topic will be resumed in the near future.

Expressing his atitude toward the last statements made by the OSCE Minsk Co-Chairmen, the Deputy of the Foreign Minister noted that they should put forward new ideas and proposals to the region. "If Armenia "demonstrates" its constructiveness again, then it is too early to speak about peace in the region," concluded Mr. Azimov.