Friday, May 19, 2006
Question of Azerbaijan leaving CIS is not on the agenda
05–19–2006 Regnum News – "The Azerbaijani government believes that the CIS and regional organizations failed to achieve their tasks and need to be subjected to reforming. The CIS should be improved and developed," Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mamedkuliyev is quoted as saying in Baku by Azeri Press. According to Mamedkuliyev, Georgia and Ukraine do not consider the CIS activity to be satisfactory and think it over about leaving the CIS. "At present moment, Azerbaijan ha no task of dropping out of the CIS, the issue is not on the agenda. Azerbaijan is working over strengthening CIS positions," he stressed.