BAKU -- Azerbaijan's overseas Ministry has protested a seek advice from of Armenian foreign Minister Ara Aivazian to the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh vicinity, calling it a provocation and "an attempt to incite anxiety."
Aivazian visited the vicinity on January 5 , where he met with the separatist govt's de facto overseas Minister David Babayan and signed a program of consultations.
Leyla Abullayeva, a spokeswoman for Azerbaijan's overseas Ministry, said in a press release that Aivazian's "illegal" visit to Nagorno-Karabakh "contradicts" a truce settlement signed by Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Russia that ended a 44-day warfare between Baku and Yerevan over the breakaway location.
"Violation of the duties by using reputable Yerevan is a provocation, and such actions aimed toward the domestic viewers [in Armenia] do not add to normalization of the situation in the place," Abullayeva noted, including that Yerevan may still accept the adjustments in the vicinity.
The Moscow-brokered truce ended heavy fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces that all started on September 27 and claimed heaps of lives from each side.
As a part of the truce, Armenia lost manage of parts of the enclave's territory as well as seven surrounding districts of Azerbaijan it held in view that the Nineties.
Armenian separatists retained manage over most of Nagorno-Karabakh's territory, and some 2,000 Russian peacekeepers have deployed alongside frontline areas to offer protection to a land link connecting Nagorno-Karabakh with Armenia.