Microsoft changes online map of Azerbaijan on portals Bing Maps and MSN Weather

ICT Materials 7 December 2009 20:39 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 7 / Trend H.Valiyev /

Microsoft has updated cartographic information about Azerbaijan in portals Bing Maps and MSN Weather, the manager on education partnership project of Microsoft Azerbaijan Emin Akhundov told Trend .

He said the changes were made to reflect the global consensus on the Nagorno-Karabakh as an integral territory of Azerbaijan.

Mistake was made regarding information placed on MSN Weather portal. Nagorno-Karabakh was indicated as a separate state in the list of counties in Weather section of Microsoft-MSN corporation website.

According to Microsoft's statement, the corporation recognizes the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and takes into account that there are different, sometimes, contrary views on geography in the world. Moreover, Microsoft considers practice and opinion of the international community, as well as independent academic and research organizations while presenting geographic materials.

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