BAKU: Azerbaijan may consider attracting foreign forces for guarding

Azerbaijan may consider attracting foreign forces for guarding of BTC


22 March 2005 [03:53] – Today.Az

“If for guard of oil BTC gigeline the necessity of attracting
international party arises, then we may consider this issue”.

Agency Trend reports, the Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev stated
to journalists in Beijing.

“Azerbaijan took obligations on undertaking measures for guarding of
oil pipeline at its territory. We shall accomplish this obligation
and no danger to oil pipeline have been represented hitherto on the
territory of Azerbaijan. I presume, there will no be any threat in
future”, – the state head told.

I.Aliyev thinks, in future BTC oil pipeline may attract some forces,
which keep hostile position towards Azerbaijan.

“You know, to what extent Armenia is alarmed with successful
construction of BTC pipeline, and it displays this concern at all
levels. Thus, we are to undertake definite measures”, – the President
said and underlined, Azerbaijan is able to solve special issues of
security at corresponding level.

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