Ambassador of Jordan to Azerbaijan was summoned to the foreign Ministry in connection with the information on the supply of arms to Armenia, reported RIA Novosti on Monday, press service of Azerbaijani foreign Ministry.
"The twenty-seventh of July, the Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Azerbaijan was summoned to the foreign Ministry. A meeting was held between Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs Araz Azimov and Ambassador Sami Abdullah Goreham. During the meeting, Deputy foreign Minister Araz Azimov discussed with the Ambassador of Jordan, including the issue of arms shipments to Armenia. Deputy foreign Minister noted that... the news of the sale of weapons by Jordan... (of Armenia - ed.) was met with the IRE of the General public", - said the Minister.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has criticized the work of the foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov, saying that could not find it in the workplace after the beginning of the escalation of the conflict on the border with Armenia.
"What did the foreign Ministry? Where was he? After the incident, July 12, we were all in the workplace. The Prime Minister in the workplace, I'm at the office until the morning. The Minister of defence, chief of staff, the head of the state security Service, the interior Minister, the head of the foreign intelligence Service, Secretary of the security Council. I couldn't find the head of the foreign Ministry. I asked Prime Minister Ali Asadov on his whereabouts," - Aliyev said on Wednesday at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the socio-economic development of Azerbaijan in the first half of 2020, his statement broadcast by AZTV state TV channel offers.
The foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Iran, Elmar Mammadyarov and Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed by telephone the situation on the border with Armenia, RIA Novosti press-service of the foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan.
"The fourteenth of July, 2020, the Minister of foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov held a telephone conversation with Minister of foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif. Minister Elmar Mammadyarov informed his Iranian counterpart about the military provocation by the Armenian armed forces on Azerbaijani-Armenian border and preventing attacks, the continuing tension in the region and the current situation", - have informed in a press-service.
Azerbaijani foreign Ministry is in constant communication with the Russian co-chair in the OSCE Minsk group, as well as with other co-chairs, said to RIA Novosti, the official representative of the foreign office, Leyla Abdullayeva, answering the question about the necessity of the mediation of the Russian Federation in the settlement of the incident on the border with Armenia.
Earlier, the Russian foreign Ministry said that Moscow expresses serious concern about the sharp deterioration of the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and is ready to provide necessary assistance to stabilize the situation.
The foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Russia, Elmar Mammadyarov and Sergei Lavrov discussed by telephone the incident on the border with Armenia, the Russian Minister said about the inadmissibility of the growth of tension in the region and the need to control the situation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border.
Earlier, the Russian foreign Ministry said that Moscow expresses serious concern about the sharp deterioration of the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and is ready to provide necessary assistance to stabilize it.
The head of the consular Department of the foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan Faig Bagirov was detained in Baku on charges of bribery, have informed RIA of news a source in law enforcement bodies.
"He is charged under articles 179.3.2 (misappropriation, embezzlement on a large scale), 308.1 (abuse of power) and 311.3.2 (receiving a bribe in the large size). In the court of Sabail district transferred a complaint against Bagirov, it will be considered by judge Shakhin Abdullaev," - said the Agency interlocutor.
Special session of the General Assembly (GA) of the UN, dedicated to the fight against the pandemic coronavirus, will be held July 10 in the video conference, told RIA Novosti press-service of the foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan.
Earlier, President Ilham Aliyev took the initiative to hold a special session of the UN General Assembly devoted to the fight against the pandemic COVID-19.
The meeting of foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia Elmar Mammadyarov and Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict will be held June 30 in a video conference, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Azerbaijani foreign Ministry.
"The twenty-ninth of June the Minister of foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Republic Elmar Mammadyarov has met via videoconference with the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk group Igor Popov (Russia), Stefan Visconti (France) and Andrew Schaefer (USA) and personal representative of the OSCE Chairman Andrzej Kasprzyk. The sides exchanged views on the current state of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Minister Elmar Mammadyarov raised the issue of illegal activities carried out by Armenia, including the illegal settlements and infrastructure projects in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan", - said the press service of the foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan.