Kyrgyz mobile operator suspends roaming with company illegally operating on occupied territories of Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.20
By Kamalya Seidova - Trend:
The Nur Telecom company, operating under the "O!" trademark in Kyrgyz Republic, suspended the roaming agreement with the Karabakh Telecom company, illegally operating on the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, Hikmat Hajiyev, Spokesperson of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs told reporters Jan.20.
As a result of intervention of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Kyrgyz Republic, Nur Telecom company operating under the "O!" trade mark in Kyrgyz Republic suspended its roaming agreement with Karabakh Telecom, which illegally operates on the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, he said.
Nur Telecom company in its letter dated January 20, 2015 addressed to the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, expresses its regret for incorrect information provided on the website of the company and adds that immediate measures were undertaken by the company to remove this incorrect information, the spokesperson said.
Hajiyev went on to add that in 2013, at the intervention of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, roaming agreements of Megacom and BITEL telecom companies operating in Kyrgyz Republic with Karabakh Telecom, which illegally operates on the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, were also suspended.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan.
As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
The two countries signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the US are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.