Armenia exhibits products from occupied Azerbaijani territory

Politics Materials 10 February 2009 19:54 (UTC +04:00)
Armenia exhibits products from occupied Azerbaijani territory

Products from occupied territories of Azerbaijan were exhibited today at 16th international exhibition Prodexpo in Moscow. The exhibition started in exposition centre on Krasnaya Presnya on Feb. 9 to last until Feb. 12.

The so-called Artsakh Investment Fund together with the so-called Stepanakert Cognac Factory exhibit different foods, including alcoholic and soft drinks.

Artsakhfrut company presented visitors a lot of Azerbaijani products, such as fruit juices, cornel and nut jams, mulberry and other syrups, pomegranate juice, tomato paste, pickles, pickled vegetables, and other food.

Stepanakert Cognac Factory presents a wide range of alcohol products - wine, vodka, brandy - with images of panoramas of Azerbaijani Shusha city and other occupied territories on the bottles.

Adana JSC is presented on the stand of Artsakh Investment Fund. Adana also exhibits alcohol products and juices.

This is not the first time that stands at international exhibitions in Russia exhibit the separatist regime that occupied Azerbaijani lands.

The stand is marked in the exhibition catalog as presented by Armenia.

An anonymous Artsakh Investment Fund representative found it difficult to comment to a Trend correspondent on connection between Nagorno Karabakh products and Armenia. As to legality of using Turkish toponym Adana and operation of Adana company in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, the representative said there are a lot of Armenian names in Turkey and Adana is one of them.

The representative said it is not a wrong thing to present Azerbaijani products at the international exhibition in Moscow as Armenian. "We are doing that a long time. We will present these products worldwide. We are even going to help draw Azerbaijani investments to Armenia and Armenian investments to Azerbaijan," he said, without specifying what he meant when saying "Armenia" - a country within its internationally recognized borders or together with the occupied part of Azerbaijani territories.

The representative said they have signed contracts to deliver the foods not only to major cities in Russia, but also to regions. He expressed hope that before the last day of the exhibition they will enter into more agreements.

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