Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / The Head of the Foreign Relations Department of the Executive Apparat of Azerbaijan President, Novruz Mammadov, briefed the media on 5 March that at present Azerbaijan is not considering the possibility of installing an anti-missile system with the USA.
Mammadov did not comment on how this issue will meet the national interests of Azerbaijan. In his turn, the Ambassador of Russia to Azerbaijan, Vasiliy Istratov, said that as yet it is difficult to comment on the possibility of installing an American anti-missile system as there is no definite decision made as to which country this system will be installed in. "We think that this system will not be installed in relation with Russia and we hope for it," Russian diplomat said.
According to the Ambassador, the new system will be directed to other countries, but Russia will follow it attentively.