Azerbaijan sends note of protest to Russia

Azerbaijan sends note of protest to Russia

© APA | Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan

# 01 August 2021 14:10 (UTC +04:00)

On August 1, 2021, the Chargé d'Affaires of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in our country was invited to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, APA reports citing Press Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

During the meeting, it was expressed serious concern and protest against the biased and insulting remarks made by Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Member of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Russian Liberal Democratic Party, on the July 30 broadcast of "Komsomolskaya Pravda" radio "Itogi s Zhirinovsky" program.

It was stressed that the behavior of a person represented in the Russian State Duma is unethical, does not correspond to the spirit of friendship and strategic partnership between our countries, and irresponsible and provocative statements aimed at damaging these relations are unacceptable.

A note from the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry was submitted to the other side in connection with the incident.

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