Baku, October 31 AZERTAC
Member of the German Bundestag Eduard Lintner has visited State Committee for Refugee and IDP Affairs of Azerbaijan to meet its Chairman, Deputy Prime Minister Ali Hasanov.
Mr. Hasanov provided an insight into a cause and consequences of Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, saying Armenia occupied Azerbaijan`s 20 per cent lands and destroyed cultural heritage of the country, as well as its infrastructure. "Armenia refused to honour the resolutions and statements adopted by the international organizations, UN Security council as well. OSCE Minsk Group`s mediate activity in peacefully settlement of Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has not yielded results."
The Deputy Premier said the leading states in OSCE Minsk Group, as well as international organizations, had to provide territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, and had to reach the peace and stability in the region. He called the conflict main threat to the region.
The Deputy Prime Minister also highlighted Azerbaijan`s development over the last years. He said the country steadily developed under the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev across the last 10 years and turned the one of the world`s leading states. The Deputy Premier also underlined the international events hosted by the country, saying Azerbaijan turned to the center of the discussions of ongoing processes in the world.
Eduard Lintner, in turn, stressed the importance of the soonest settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.