The President of Azerbaijan commented on the conversion of Armenia to the CSTO
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev stated that the CSTO has nothing to do with the incident at the state border with Armenia, as Azerbaijan were not disturbed.
"After our response, Armenia immediately appealed to the CSTO, has requested assistance from them. Where does the CSTO? Azerbaijan did not violate the border of Armenia," 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 this year, his performance broadcast by AZTV state TV channel offers.
According to him, "all CSTO members – friends of Azerbaijan." "Of course, with the exception of Armenia," the President added.
Began on 12 July a clash on Armenian-Azerbaijani border continues third day in the neighboring areas - the Tavush and Tovuz, bordering also with Georgia and located a few hundred kilometers from the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh, where the situation was calm. In the place of the attacks are military positions stationed near the village of Movses. According to Baku, died 11 Azerbaijani servicemen, including a General. The Armenian side announced the deaths of four officers and ten wounded. Azerbaijan and Armenia blame for the attacks on each other. A number of countries and international organizations expressed concern about the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and urged the parties to dialogue. The Russian foreign Ministry said it was ready to assist Baku and Yerevan support to stabilize the situation.