Ministry: Azerbaijani Education Ministry does not receive invitation to Armenia's event
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 24 / Trend I. Isabalayeva /
The Azerbaijani Education Ministry has not received an invitation to the event in Armenia within the co-chairmanship of the country in the Bologna Process, spokesman for the ministry Bayram Huseynzade told Trend.
"If we get the invitation, the Ministry will inform the Foreign Ministry and will act in accordance with the decision of the Foreign Ministry, " he said.
Armenian Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan invited Turkish and Azerbaijani representatives to take part in two events, to be held in the republic during the second half of this year under the co-chairmanship in the Bologna Process, Armenian media reports citing the press- service of the Armenian Ministry of Education.
Armenia and Poland will co-chair in the Bologna Process from July 1 to December 31, 2011. The Armenian side plans to organize some activities.
Azerbaijan joined the Bologna Process in 2005.
At present, the Bologna Process involves 45 countries.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and 7 surrounding districts.
Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, France, and the U.S. - are currently holding the peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh region and the occupied territories.