Allocation of Russian Military Equipment in Armenia to be Discussed in Baku
Kazakhstan, Astana / Trend corr. K.Konirova / The allocation of military equipment withdrawn from Georgia in Armenia is of concern to Baku.
"The issue concerning the allocation of Russian military equipment withdrawn from Georgia in Armenia will be discussed during the meeting with the Defense Minister of Russia on 27 November," Safar Abiyev, the Azerbaijani Defense Minister, said during the press conference in Astana. About 70% of military equipment withdrawn from Georgia was placed in the Gumri military base 102.
The Russian Defence Minister Anatoli Serdukov will pay an official visit to Azerbaijan on 27 November. Discussions will include the military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia. Within the framework of the visit Serdukov will also visit the Gabala Radar Station.
According to Abiyev, Azerbaijan condemns the allocation of the Russian military equipment in Armenia.