Baku will not allow US to attack Iran from its soil: Azeri official
IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency
Baku, Feb 15, IRNA
Baku will never allow the US to stage an attack on Iran from its soil, an Azeri official said Tuesday.
The government of Baku will not give US forces permission to use its territory to attack any country, neighboring countries in particular, the head of the Ideological Department of Azerbaijan's Presidential Office, Ali Hassanov, told reporters at a press conference.
The Republic of Azerbaijan is an independent state and pursues an independent policy, he said.
The Azeri official was of the opinion that problems between countries should be resolved through peaceful means.
Ankara will never allow Washington to use its soil for a possible military attack against Iran, Turkish Ambassador to Baku Tural Morali told reporters also at the conference.
He underscored that Turkey is not willing to damage its ties with neighboring Iran.
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