Preventing Arms Sale to Armenia by Albania is Assessed as Sample for Azerbaijan’s Growing International Image: President
Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend S.Agayeva / Preventing arms sales to Armenia by Albania is assessed as a sample for Azerbaijan's growing international image, said the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, on 1 August at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan.
A relevant decision was made by the Government of Albania after the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan forwarded a protest letter. During a 31 July conversation with Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov and Luis Basha, the Foreign Minister of Albania, Basha said that the Government of Albania did not permit the selling of arms to Armenia. Basha stressed that the relations between Azerbaijan and Albania are significant within international organizations.
In his speech, Ilham Aliyev once again stressed that the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict may be settled only within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan. He said that he will be continuing paying special attention to army establishment in the region.
In addition, the State Head underlined that the tent camps settled by the internally displaced persons who were expelled from their native lands as a result of Armenian occupation will be liquidated by the end of the year.