President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan Territorial Integrity Has Never Been, Is Currently Not, and Will Never Be a Subject of Negotiations
Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan President, said in his speech during the meeting dedicated to the results of 2006 and plans for 2007, that Azerbaijan territorial integrity has never been, is currently not, and will never be a subject of the negotiations, Trend reports referring to National AzTV Channel. Azerbaijan President said that Armenia had kept on advocating its non-constructive position in the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict last year, broken the peaceful negotiations several times, and is engaged in artificial prolongation of the negotiations. According to him, the Azerbaijan position remains unchanged. The country is an adherent of the peaceful negotiations, and holding negotiations within the Prague format, which ensures Azerbaijan interests. Azerbaijan is doing its best to resolve the issue within the international norms and principles, and this position is supported by all international organizations, said the head of the Azerbaijan State. Touching upon the referendum held in Nagorno-Karabakh last year, the President said that no international organization had acknowledged it. The discussions on the Armenian-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict held in U. N. last year once more proved that all the international organization support Azerbaijan position in this issue, and the political weight of the country has been set up to increase, said Mr. President.