It is High Time Armenia Release Occupied Azerbaijani Lands Azeri Defense Minister

Politics Materials 12 February 2007 15:01 (UTC +04:00)

On February 12th , 2007 the Defense Minister of Azerbaijan, General-Colonel Safar Abiyev, received the US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Peter Rodman and delegation, Trend reports referring to the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan.

The meeting focused on relations between Azerbaijan and USA and Azerbaijan and NATO. Abiyev brought the attention of the guests to negotiations between the Presidents of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev and Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, and the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group that have not yielded results; the Minister said that it is high time that Armenia, a country of international norms, decisively release occupied Azerbaijani lands. Rodman said that the USA supports sovereignty, territorial integrity and the independence of Azerbaijan.