Azerbaijani and Armenian Defense Ministers Not to Meet in Bishkek
Azerbaijan, Baku, 30 June / corr. Trend E. Huseyinli/ The defense ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia are not expected to meet in Bishkek. "The Defense Minister of Azerbaijan Safar Abiyev will not meet with his Armenian counterpart in Bishkek," Eldar Sabiroglu, the spokesman for the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan and colonel-lieutenant said to media on 30 June.
The meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) will be held in Bishkek on 1 July. The Defense Minister of Armenia Seyran Ogayan will also attend the meeting. The Armenian mass media reported that Ogayan would meet with his Azerbaijani colleague during his visit to Bishkek.
According to Sabiroglu, there was no preliminary agreement on the meeting of the defense ministers of the two countries.
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