The visit of the Bulgarian MPs Valeri Simeonov and Yordan Apostolov to the occupied territory of Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh and their meeting there with representatives of the illegal separatist regime is a direct violation of international law, Azerbaijani MP from the ruling New Azerbaijan Party Elman Nasirov told Trend.
President Vladimir Putin signed a decree prohibiting airlines from July 8 from transporting Russians to Georgia and recommended that tour operators not sell packages for excursions to the Caucasus state. The head of state also ordered the government to secure the return of the Russians temporarily residing in Georgia.
A 16-year-old Turkish boy who was recently released by Armenian forces after being captured on July 24 has arrived in Turkey.
Armenia has released a 16-year-old Turkish boy who crossed the border in July.
Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu welcomed Azerbaijan's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalaf Khalafov, in Bucharest, on Tuesday, for a round of consultations at the invitation of the Romanian side. The meeting highlighted the importance of the strategic bilateral partnership.