Azerbaijani & Armenian Defense Minister Discuss Withdrawal of Armenian Occupant Forces from Azerbaijan

Politics Materials 31 October 2006 12:42 (UTC +04:00)

The Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Safar Abiyev, stated that the meeting with the Armenian Foreign Minister had focused on the withdrawal of the Armenian occupied forces from the territory of Azerbaijan, Trend reports.

On 20 October, the Defense Minister of Azerbaijan, Safar Abiyev and the Armenian Defense Minister, Serj Sarkasyan met at the Ijevan-Gazakh section of the Azerbaijani-Armenian border. The meeting was held at the initiative of the Personal Representative of OSCE Chairman-in-office, Andzey Kasprzyk, with the prospect of strengthening confidence-building measures between both parties.