The final paragraph, coming from an official of the nation that not long ago invaded Nagorno-Karabakh, killing as many as 5,000 of its 145,000 citizens and displacing 50,000, is grotesque in its unconscionable duplicity.
And Russia’s response to that 44-day war – in fact its non-response (to say no worse) – inevitably invited Ukraine’s scrapping of Trilateral Contact Group negotiations on the Donbass and intensification of the war there. What was allowed Azerbaijan could surely not be denied Ukraine. In Crimea as well as in Donetsk and Lugansk.
Now we see the very Turkish Bayraktar TB2 combat drones used to slaughter defenders in Nagorno-Karabakh employed to the same effect in the Donbass and against Russian targets throughout Ukraine.


April 21, 2022

Ukraine envoy thanks President Aliyev for humanitarian aid

Ambassador Vladislav Kanevskyi has thanked the Azerbaijani leadership, primarily President Ilham Aliyev for humanitarian aid provided to Ukraine and the Ukrainian people at a very difficult time, local news sources have reported.

“Azerbaijan is carrying out the third stage of humanitarian aid to Ukraine…a clear confirmation of the high-level strategic partnership between the two countries, and the great friendship between the Ukrainian and Azerbaijani peoples,” Kanevskyi told reporters.


The minister expressed Azerbaijan’s regret over the situation in Ukraine. Bayramov noted that civilians and civilian infrastructure must be protected, underlining that human rights must be constantly observed.