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Status of an Azerbaijani Airdrome for NATO to Be Determined Soon

Politics Materials 16 March 2007 20:52
Status of an Azerbaijani Airdrome for NATO to Be Determined Soon

Azerbaijan, Baku/ Trend , corr. S. Aghayeva/ Robert Simmons, the Special Envoy of the NATO Secretary General to South Caucasus, has stated that the Azerbaijan Defence Ministry is carrying out works with some NATO member-states on acquiring a corresponding status for one of the airdromes based in the country, Trend reports.

According to him, the airdrome may accept the status for further redeployment of NATO Forces to Afghanistan. Negotiations on this issue will be resumed soon. The implementation of the project on utilization of jet and rocket fuel is expected to be completed in Azerbaijan by 2008. He expressed a wish that owing to the implementation of the above-mentioned project, all reserves of this dangerous kind of fuel called "Melange" would be rooted out .Mr. Simmons once more stressed that NATO did not have any military plans toward Iran, however, he emphasized, if the U. S. Security Council impose sanctions on this country, then all NATO member-states will certainly support them.

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