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.
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On Monday, 15 July, yet another incident occurred in the vicinity of the David Gareji Monastery which lies on a disputed area of the Georgian-Azerbaijani border. The monastery has turned from a place of worship to a flashpoint, with Georgian religious zealots trying to state their claim on the land as Georgian territory, and Azerbaijani border guards stopping them.