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Azerbaijan to Use Forest Felling in its Occupied Territory as Argument for Ideological War: Minister

Society Materials 26 November 2008 15:31 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijan to   Use  Forest Felling in its Occupied Territory as Argument for Ideological War: Minister

Azerbaijan, Baku, 26 November / Trend corr. J.Babayeva/ Forest felling in the occupied territory of Azerbaijan will be used as an argument for an intensive ideological war against Armenia.

" Armenia is not sincere in the peace settling of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and is still using all war methods against Azerbaijan," Azerbaijani Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources Huseyn Bagirov said to journalists on 26 November.

Armenia's actions cause huge damage the environment of Azerbaijan, Minister said.

Out of 989.4 hectares of the forest fund of Azerbaijan, 261 hectares are under the occupation of Armenia. According to the Azerbaijani Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, the forests in the occupied territory of Azerbaijan are being felled by Armenians and used for construction.

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