Experts Inspects Azerbaijani-Russian Borders in Balakhani District
Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend E.Guliyev / On 26 July the experts of the working groups on delimitation and demarcation of the state borders of Azerbaijan and Russia held an inspection over 45-km section of the border in Balakan district of Azerbaijan. Later the experts met with the Head of Balakan Executive Power and informed of the results of the inspection. On 27 July the experts will discuss uncoordinated section of the state borders between Azerbaijan and Russia. The section in Balakan district is one of the uncoordinated borders. The concluding document of the meeting of the experts will be included in the agenda of the 14th meeting of the Commission for Delimitation of State Borders, which will take place in Baku. During the 13th meeting of the Commission in Makhachgala, the sides decided to continue talks to approach positions of the two countries on this issue. Azerbaijan was represented at the meeting by the Governmental delegation headed by the Deputy Foreign Minister, Khalaf Khalafov and Russia by Ambassador on special charges of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Alexander Yakovenko. Currently three sections remain uncoordinated and it makes up only 5% of the borders between the two countries.