Ambassador: Azerbaijan send note to Egypt's FM (UPDATE)
EDITOR's NOTE: 1st paragraph has been updated
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 21 / Trend U. Sadikhova /
Azerbaijan's Embassy in Cairo has send a note of protest to Egypt's Foreign Ministry, as well as the Ministry of Information, the Ministry of Communications and Technologies due to publication of a map at the arabic news website with central office in Dubai. The territories of Nagorno-Karabakh and Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic are included in Armenia on this map, Azerbaijani Ambassador Faig Bagirov told Trend by phone Thursday evening.
The territories of Nagorno-Karabakh and Nakhchivan have been indicated as Armenian ones in the artcle posted at Moheet.com. The article was submitted by Cairo - based Egyptian journalist.
A corresponding letter will be sent to this company [Moheet.com]", Bagirov told Trend over phone from Cairo.
The article of arabic website says that the Week of Egyptian cinema in Baku will strengthen the cultural relations between Azerbaijan and Egypt.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and 7 surrounding districts. Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994.
The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, France, and the U.S. - are currently holding the peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. General Assembly's resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh region and the occupied territories.