The European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Toivo Klaar, who is currently visiting Azerbaijan, met in Baku on Monday with the Minister of Defence of Azerbaijan, Col. General Zakir Hasanov.
Azerbaijani media reported that the two men exchanged views on issues related to the Karabakh conflict and the situation on the line of contact in the Karabakh conflict zone.
source: commonspace.eu with agencies
photo: Azerbaijani Defence Minister Col. General Hasanov with EUSR Klaar in Baku on 19 February 2018.
On 20 January 26,000 Soviet troops entered Baku and massacred large numbers of civilians who were calling for the restoration of Azerbaijan independence. In Azerbaijan the day is often referred to as Black January.