MILITARY SHOWDOWN IN NKR IS ALWAYS REAL: SAFAR ABIYEV
14:33 / 12/12/2009
If Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is not settled within Azerbaijani
territorial integrity, the war is inevitable, Azerbaijani Defense
Minister Safar Abiyev stated, December 12.
"The military showdown in Karabakh conflict is always real,
and everybody should know this. All will depend on outcomes of
negotiations, that we currently expect," he said. According to him,
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry always keeps army at constant readiness
Meanwhile, Abiyev outlined that specific steps will be launched in this
direction based on the follow-up to the talks. "OSCE MG Co-Chairs put
forward new initiatives, hold consultations, which means negotiation
process progresses," he concluded.