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Peaceful Nuclear Program of Iran May Assist in Establishing Peace and Stability in Region: Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry

Politics Materials 14 April 2008 15:22 (UTC +04:00)
Peaceful Nuclear Program of   Iran May Assist in Establishing Peace and Stability in Region: Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry

Azerbaijan, Baku, 14 April /corr. Trend K.Ramzanova / The peaceful nuclear program of Iran may assist in establishing peace and stability in the region, the Press Secretary of Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, Khazar Ibrahim, said to a press-conference on 14 April.

" Azerbaijan supports ensuring peace and stability in the region," Ibrahim said. According to him, Azerbaijan opposes tension in the region.

The USA and several other countries suspect that under the title of peaceful nuclear program, Iran tries to devise nuclear weapons in secret. Tehran denies these accusations, saying that its nuclear program is directed towards ensuring the electricity demand of the country.

Earlier the USA called on Azerbaijan to unify all efforts to combat threats from Iran. "We consider that Iran presents threats for the USA, Europe and Russia and therefore, we call upon Azerbaijan to jointly work against these threats," said the U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Anne E. Derse, in Baku on 4 April, commenting on the talks between the USA and Russia regarding use of Gabala Radar Station in Azerbaijan.

Gabala Radar Station, situated in the north-west of Azerbaijan, was built during the USSR period as an important element of the USSR AMD. Russia is currently leasing the Gabala Radio Radar Station in Azerbaijan. The station is a part of the Russian system- tracking the movement of the ballistic missiles.

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