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Ambassador: Azerbaijani Embassy in Syria continues working as usual

Politics Materials 17 May 2011 18:39
The Azerbaijani Embassy in Syria continues working as usual, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Syria Mahir Aliyev told Trend.
Ambassador: Azerbaijani Embassy in Syria continues working as usual

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 17 / Trend S. Agayeva /

The Azerbaijani Embassy in Syria continues working as usual, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Syria Mahir Aliyev told Trend.

He said the situation in Syria has slightly normalized after more than 7,000 armed men handed over their weapons in accordance with the ultimatum of the Interior Ministry.

The situation is tense 250-300 kilometers away from Damascus where armed groups are being persecuted.

The total number of Azerbaijani citizens, living in Syria now and registered at the embassy is ​​94 people. They are mostly students, diplomats and family members of Azerbaijanis, who married Syrian citizens.

The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry warned its citizens about the complex situation in Syria, urging them to abandon their trips to that country, the information posted on the official website of the ministry said.

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