Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmat Hajiyev’s interview with APA.
- As you know, a visit of the heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Azerbaijan to the city of Shusha liberated from occupation was organized. Representatives of which countries took part in the trip?
-In accordance with the instruction of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, after the liberation of the territories of our country from occupation and the signing of the act of capitulation by Armenia on November 10, 2020, after the president's regular visits, visits to the liberated territories of representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Azerbaijan are organized. They get acquainted with the current situation on the spot, see the consequences of the policy of vandalism, loot, destruction of the material and spiritual heritage of the Azerbaijani people, which were committed by the Armenians for 30 years.
In this regard, various visits to Fizuli, Zangilan, Jabrail, Gubadli, Lachin and Aghdam regions have already been organized. The last such visit was organized to Shusha on July 9-10. During the last visit, the ambassadors of Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brazil, China, Afghanistan, Algeria, Palestine, Georgia, Croatia, Jordan, Israel, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Colombia, Korea, Qatar, Latvia, Hungary, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Serbia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Japan, Greece, Belgium, UAE, Chile, Estonia, Iraq, Iran, Kazakhstan, chargé d'affaires of Lithuania, Libya, Romania, Slovakia, Sudan and Venezuela, representatives of the World Health Organization and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees also attend the visit.
I thank all the ambassadors and foreign diplomats who took part in these visits, especially in Shusha.