Recommendations by OSCE Cannot be Implemented in Azerbaijani occupied Territories
Azerbaijan, Baku, 23 May / Trend corr. J.Babayeva / Arif Iskandarov, Senior Advisor in the Ecology Policy and Nature Protection Department of the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry, stated to journalists that the recommendations proposed by the OSCE, related to the fire committed in the Azerbaijani occupied Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding regions, cannot be implemented due to the continues conflict.
In 2006, the OSCE mission including the World Election Monitoring Centre, UN program on environment and experts from European Commission, European Union and Council of Europe held a monitoring to reveal the ecological damage done to the regions as a result of fire. The recommendations were developed as a result of the monitoring.
Recently, the Azerbaijani MPs demanded to hold discussions in the Parliament with participation of international organizations and ambassadors of foreign states regarding the fire committed by Armenians in the Azerbaijani occupied territories.
According to Iskandarov, about AZN159mln in 2006 and AZN 15mln in 2007 worth damages have been done to Azerbaijan as a result of the fire in the occupied territories.
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