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Azerbaijani MFA sends note of protest to Iran



BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 3. Head of the Press
Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the
Republic of Azerbaijan, Aykhan Hajizada, answers the questions of
local media representatives, Trend reports.

Question: In recent days, news has spread that outside the
border crossing points established by law 14 citizens of the
Islamic Republic of Iran have entered the territory of the Republic
of Azerbaijan, where the Russian peacekeeping contingent is
temporarily stationed. We would like to know your opinion
concerning this issue.

Answer: Any foreign visit to the territories of the Republic of
Azerbaijan must be carried out in accordance with rules established
within the national legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and
principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Regarding the news about the illegal crossing of the citizens of
the Islamic Republic of Iran to our territories, a corresponding
note verbal was sent to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran
in the Republic of Azerbaijan in order to clarify the
information.

Currently, we are waiting for a response from the other
side.



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