Azerbaijan has stopped negotiations with the EU on the work on the agreement on the partnership. The reason for this was the resolution adopted in Europe regarding the situation of human rights and freedoms in the country. Azerbaijani foreign Ministry believes that this document is used to political pressure.
Azerbaijan temporarily stopped the negotiations with the EU on the Agreement on strategic partnership. The reason for this was adopted in Europe on 10 September a resolution, which describes the challenges of implementing human rights in the country.
"Wearing this biased and destructive nature of the document strikes the relations between the European Union and Azerbaijan", - said the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs powers Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev, quoted the foreign Ministry of power.
The report States that the respect for civil rights in the country was used by the EU as political pressure. "Some of the provisions of resolution are used in the form of humiliation that goes beyond ethical standards and framework", - said the Minister. He stressed that the reference in the document "Nagorny Karabakh" is contrary to international law.
According to his statement, the European Parliament should pay attention to the human rights mechanisms of the UN, to the problems of intolerance, Islamophobia, corruption and migrants. Mammad-Guliyev expressed regret that the European Commission did not oppose the resolution to the vote.
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