Azerbaijan guarantees security of Armenian fencers at World Championships in Baku
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 5 / Trend M.Aliyev /
The Azerbaijani Youth and Sports Ministry guarantees security of the Armenian athletes wishing to participate in the World Fencing Championships among youth and adolescents, which will be held in Baku, Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov told journalists today.
Baku will host the World Fencing Championships among youth and adolescents from 2 to 10 April.
An agreement has already achieved with the Armenian side in the form of a guarantee letter for the security of athletes and there is no need to re-take a formal appeal.
Concerning the refusal of women's basketball team of Azerbaijan to participate in the European Championship in Division 'C', which will be held in Yerevan from June 28 to July 3, 2010, Rahimov said that it is a decision of the Volleyball Federation and it has no relevance to the Youth and Sports Ministry.