“The Georgian side does not recognize the so called independence of Nagorno Karabakh and therefore does not recognize the 2nd round of the so called presidential elections held in this region of Azerbaijan”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia stated.
“Georgia supports territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Republic of Azerbaijan within its internationally recognized borders and supports the peaceful settlement of conflict based on the principles and norms of international law”, declares the MFA statement.
The Armenian political observer, and commentator on the “Shant” TV channel, Artem Yerkanyan, who recently visited Azerbaijan, considers the reciprocal visits of Armenian and Azerbaijani journalists to be unprecedented. Yerkanyan stated this in an interview with the correspondent of the local branch of Sputnik, summarizing the results of his trip to Azerbaijan.
According to Yerkanyan, Armenian journalists repeatedly have had the opportunity to communicate directly with ordinary Azerbaijanis.
“International SOS” has published the annual risk map for travelers. On the map, countries with a low risk for traveling are colored in light yellow. The countries of the European Union, Azerbaijan and Georgia are colored in this color.
The information provided by the organization, notes that in the countries to which Azerbaijan applies, there is an easy access to medical care, and a low risk of diseases spread through food and water, Azeri-Press Agency reports (APA).
Nagorno-Karabakh has always been an integral part of Azerbaijan, President Ilham Aliyev said, during the opening of the Second Summit of Religious Leaders.
“In ancient times, Nagorno-Karabakh was Azerbaijani territory. On all ancient maps and on the maps of Tsarist Russia, all toponyms in Nagorno-Karabakh are of Azerbaijani origin”, stated President Aliyev, quoted by “Interfax Azerbaijan”.
Another provocation linked to Nagorno-Karabakh was halted in Germany.
According to the Report.az, the Embassy of Azerbaijan has stopped an attempt for issuing into circulation souvenirs, representing a banknote with a face value of 0 euros and the inscription "Republic of Artsakh".
After the intervention of the embassy, “EuroSchein Souvenir” GmbH has apologized to the Republic of Azerbaijan, stating that the souvenir will not be put on sale.
Slovakia's Minister of Foreign Affairs and President-in-Office of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) - Miroslav Lajčák met with the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group.
According to a statement, made by the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the meeting was also attended by the personal representative of the current OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Andrzej Kaspšik.
The United States continue working to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict through negotiations.
They said this to “Trend” in the US State Department, in response to a question about the entry into the United States of a representative of the illegal regime set up in the occupied by Armenian forces Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan - Masis Mayilyan.