Chief of TURSAM Ahmad Shahidov made speech on fight against terrorism in OSCE Warsaw meeting – TEXT

speech292As previously reported, participated in the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE, held in Warsaw, the capital of Poland, chief of TURSAM Centre for Strategic Studies Ahmad Shahidov gave speech on “Fight against terrorism: Experience of Azerbaijan Republic” on the plenary session of OSCE.

During his speech Ahmad Shahidov gave detailed information about Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, brought to the attention that Armenia carried out a terrorist activity against Azerbaijan since 1988, talked about the facts of atrocities against civilians during armed hostilities, acts of torture. Chief of TURSAM Ahmad Shahidov noted that Azerbaijan is an active member of the anti-terrorist coalition all over the world and contribute to the preservation of peace in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Noted that the issue of the fight against terrorism is a priority for Azerbaijan, chief of TURSAM informed that Azerbaijan faces this problem today also and Armenia has engaged in terrorism at the state level. As a fact, Ahmad Shahidov emphasized that in recent years, during the joint measures taken by Azerbaijan and Russian special services, a huge criminal gang was arrested and it became clear that patrons of this gang were head of department of Ministry of National Security of Armenia and his deputy. That transnational criminal gang wanted to blow up passenger trains in the territory of Azerbaijan and Russia, said Ahmad Shahidov in the meeting.

The full text of Ahmad Shahidov`s speech was published on official site of OSCE –


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