Azerbaijan Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Leyla Abdullayeva, ArmeniaHe made statements about the increasing tension on the Azerbaijan-Armenia border with the provocations of . Azerbaijan President Stating that after the meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in Brussels on August 31, the Armenian army started targeting the positions of the Azerbaijani army more and more, Spokesperson Abdullayeva said, “The provocation that started on the night of September 12 was actually the continuation of the provocations that Armenia had started for a while. “On September 12, Armenia opened fire on Azerbaijani soldiers and attempted to mine the territory of Azerbaijan. To prevent this, the Azerbaijani army intervened,” he said.
“ARMENIAN REALS CANNOT ACCEPT”
Stating that Armenia has been trying to harm the normalization process that has been progressing for a while, Abdullayeva said, “Armenia cannot accept the realities in the post-war period. Armenia does not fulfill its obligations on the one hand, and on the other hand, it tries to create tension in the region by seeing that the normalization process is progressing after the negotiations. After liberating Azerbaijani lands from occupation. Afterwards, it started huge reconstruction and restoration works. dollar invested capital. Great works are being carried out, airports are opened, buildings are being built, infrastructure works are being done and our forced immigrants have started to return to these lands. Against all this, Armenia is trying to prevent the work being done. “It also tries to prevent people from returning to their own lands, which harms the normalization process,” he said.
“WE STATED THAT WE ARE READY TO NORMALIZE WITH ARMENIA”
Stating that she has repeatedly said that Azerbaijan’s only desire is to ensure its territorial integrity and end the occupation, Abdullayeva said, “We have said this openly in international forms and everywhere. We ensured our territorial integrity in the 2020 war and after that we said that we are ready to normalize with Armenia. “We were told by the President of Azerbaijan that we were ready for the signing of the peace agreement. We even presented the 5 basic articles on the basis of the peace agreement to the other side. We are in favor of the development of the region and the permanent peace in the region. Even in the current situation, we protect our territorial integrity,” he said.
AZERBAIJAN APPLIES TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS RELATING TO THE INJURY OF 2 AZERBAIJAN CIVIL
Stating that Azerbaijan applied to international organizations regarding the injuries of 2 Azerbaijani civilians as a result of Armenia’s attacks, Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Abdullayeva said, “Necessary letters and correspondence were made. Azerbaijan’s thoughts were expressed in the meetings on the subject. Unfortunately, there are also those who ignore these issues. “We were exposed to bilateral standards in the war or in the aftermath. Azerbaijan is demanding its own right. Azerbaijan is protecting its territorial integrity,” he said.