US deputy state secretary arrives in Azerbaijan
Azad Azarbaycan TV, Baku
26 Mar 04
The fight against international terrorism will be discussed in the
course of US Deputy State Secretary Richard Armitage’s visit to
Azerbaijan which begins today. Mr Armitage arrived in Azerbaijan
nearly an hour ago. His meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham
Aliyev is planned for tomorrow.
The sides will discuss the settlement of the Nagornyy Karabakh
problem, bilateral relations, international terrorism and the fight
against transnational crimes. Armitage discussed the settlement of the
Nagornyy Karabakh conflict with Armenian Foreign Minister Vardan
Oskanyan during his visit to Armenia before arriving in Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan’s ANS TV reported at 1700 gmt on 26 March 2004 that Richard
Armitage will arrive in Azerbaijan in a few hours