AZERBAIJANI & ARMENIAN DMS DISCUSS WITHDRAWAL OF ARMENIAN OCCUPANT FORCES FROM AZERBAIJAN
Author: E.Javadova

TREND Information, Azerbaijan
Oct 31 2006

The Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Safar Abiyev, stated that the meeting
with the Armenian Foreign Minister had focused on the withdrawal
of the Armenian occupied forces from the territory of Azerbaijan,
Trend reports.

On 20 October, the Defense Minister of Azerbaijan, Safar Abiyev and
the Armenian Defense Minister, Serj Sarkasyan met at the Ijevan-Gazakh
section of the Azerbaijani-Armenian border. The meeting was held at the
initiative of the Personal Representative of OSCE Chairman-in-office,
Andzey Kasprzyk, with the prospect of strengthening confidence-building
measures between both parties.