US Vice President to Visit Azerbaijan

Politics Materials 25 August 2008 18:12 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 25 August/ Trend , corr R. Novruzov/ Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney will pay a visit to South Caucasus region at the early September, Reuters reported citing the official statement by White House. During his tour to begin on 2 September, US Vice President plans to visit Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Italy.

The experts say that this visit aims at demonstrating Washington's support for Tbilisi. Earlier Cheney publicly expressed US solidarity with the Georgian government and people and stated that "Russian aggression" which threatens "sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia" should not be left without response.

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