Baku Sends Protest Note to Moscow Over Arms Supply to Armenia

Azerbaijani military in front of the parliament building in Baku. (Source: AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
Azerbaijani military in front of the parliament building in Baku. (Source: AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)

Azerbaijani military in front of the parliament building in Baku. (Source: AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)

BAKU (TASS News) — Azerbaijan has sent a protest note to the Russian Foreign Ministry over the supply of weapons to Armenia, the country’s Foreign Ministry press service head Khikmet Gadzhiev told reporters on Wednesday.

The move comes after Russian side provided Armenian with a state export loan of up to $200 million for financing the delivery of Russian military products.

Gadzhiev said that supplying Armenia with weapons and military equipment “does not facilitate the settlement of the conflict” around Nagorno-Karabakh. In this respect, Baku “is expecting guarantees from the exporting country” that weapons and equipment will not be deployed along Azerbaijan’s border with Armenia or in Nagorno-Karabakh, he noted.

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  1. Norin said:

    Armenia getting 200 million in weapons does not help settle the NkR issue but Axerbaboons getting 4 BILLION in arms purchase helps. Shut your mouths you goat molesting pedophiles!

  2. edward demian said:

    Are these people children? Are they all good Muslims. Did all their ancestors marry relatives?The kind of childish foreign affairs moves they make, leave me wondering if there ever will be any hope of reconciliation. We think not much of the old laws. But it was law, one could not marry close relatives. One had to be seven generations removed. Yet the Muslims constantly emulate their prophet, by marrying their first cousins. How does that foretell for mankind?

  3. Vindicated Man said:

    This so called Azerbaijan is protesting. But what is it protesting about? Russia is a sovereign country, so it can sell weapons. Armenia is a sovereign country, so it can buy weapons. This protest isn’t making sense.

  4. Good Information said:

    Russia sells weapons it wants to whomever she wants, is well known.
    You worry and all of you have questions.
    I recommend you for your interest to take a look in a sales agreement much more dangerous and important, which is that of ASTER-30 missiles manufactured by MBDA / Thales (France) planned for Azerbaijan …

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