THE US TO ASK FOR EXTRA OIL DELIVERIES, BUT TO REFUSE THE RIGHT OF COERCIVE RETURN OF KARABAKH TO AZERBAIJAN

Azerbaijan Business Center
Sept 1 2008
Azerbaijan

Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney, current Vice
President of the United States is going to visit Azerbaijan, Georgia,
Ukraine and Italy.

The White House Official Representative informed that the visit is
linked with the latest events on South Caucasus and mostly in Georgia
and consultations to be held with the US allies for peace-supporting
and democracy.

Mr. Cheney to hold consultations with the Azerbaijani Government for
discussing the situation in the region and other matters concerning
relations between the countries and expressing the gratitude for
Azerbaijani participation in antiterrorist operations in Afghanistan
and Iraq. The parties are expected to discuss the peaceful settlement
of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, aid in export and transit of energy
carriers to the US and Europe.

"Azerbaijan, Central Asia and Caspian region are able to export extra
power to the world markets and the US jointly with the other countries
are ready to assist to realize the possibilities Azerbaijan has,"
the White House Official Representative said.