No force will be able to attack neighboring counties using the territory
of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir
Hasanov said at a joint press conference with Iranian Defense Minister
Hossein Dehghani in Tehran on April 15.
No danger comes from the
territory of Azerbaijan to the neighboring countries, according to
Hasanov, Iran's Mehr news agency reported.
"We will not allow
this to happen. This is the official policy of Azerbaijan and we have
openly stated this in international and regional structures," Hasanov
The minister stressed that military bases of other
countries cannot be placed in the territory of Azerbaijan in accordance
to the country's constitution.
Hasanov said his visit to Iran is going on at a high level.
and Iran have many things in common and the two countries have always
had friendly and fraternal relations, Azerbaijan's defense minister
"Meetings with Iranian defense minister, chief of staff of
Iran's Armed Forces and the country's first vice-president were held and
the issues related to cooperation in defense sphere were discussed
during the visit. We also discussed the regional and international
issues and our points of view coincide on these issues," the minister