Baku, February 26, AZERTAC
The report called “Illegal activities in the territories of Azerbaijan under Armenia's occupation: Evidence from satellite imagery” has been presented at the ADA University.
Participants in the event included head of the Department of Foreign Policy Affairs of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Hikmat Hajiyev, chairman of Azerkosmos OJSC Rashad Ibadov, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Foreign Minister, rector of ADA University Hafiz Pashayev, ambassadors of foreign countries to Azerbaijan and others.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan and rector of ADA University Hafiz Pashayev made an opening speech at the event.
Addressing the event, head of the Department of Foreign Policy Affairs of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Hikmat Hajiyev said: “These facts were gathered and distributed by Azerbaijani satellite. The illegal activity of Armenians in the occupied Azerbaijani territories continues today. The Armenian side has further expanded illegal activity in the occupied territories, it exploits the natural and mineral resources of Azerbaijan, supplying them to global markets.”
He reminded that in accordance with international law, illegal activity in the occupied territories is prohibited. “However, the Armenian side doesn’t comply with international law,” he said. “Based on the appeal of the Azerbaijani side, the OSCE fact-finding mission conducted a monitoring in the occupied Azerbaijani territories and the illegal activity of Armenia was confirmed.”
Hikmat Hajiyev added that this illegal activity of Armenia impedes the peaceful resolution of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
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