Aliyev ‘Concerned’ about Russian Military Supplies to Armenia

President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan (left) with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow in 2018
President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan (left) with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow in 2018

President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan (left) with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow in 2018

YEREVAN (—Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has expressed his dissatisfaction with what he says was the fresh delivery of Russian military supplies to Armenia in the weeks that followed the latest deadly fighting along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in July.

In a statement released on Thursday, the press service of the Azerbaijani leader said that Aliyev raised the issue during his telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin last night.

It said that the conversation was initiated by Aliyev to discuss the issue of military supplies to Armenia.

According to the statement, Aliyev claimed that beginning on July 17, when the situation at the Armenian-Azerbaijani border began to deescalate, “Moscow has supplied about 400 tons of military supplies to Armenia.”

“The deliveries were made through the territories of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Iran,” Aliyev said, as quoted by his press service, adding that military supplies to Armenia raise “serious concerns and questions among the Azerbaijani public.”

The Kremlin also issued a statement on the August 12 telephone conversation between Putin and Aliyev, but it did not mention the discussion of the issue of military supplies.

“The presidents discussed regional issues within the context of the tension along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in July. The Russian side stressed the inadmissibility of any action that would lead to the escalation of the situation,” the Kremlin said in its statement.


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  1. Serop said:

    Aliyev the dictator fails to mention how Israel supplied anti tank missiles to Azerbaijan weeks before they attacked and started the April 2016 war. The only language our Turkic neighbors understand is force

    • Raffi said:

      @Serop: AIsrael sold junk and ripped off $5 ”BILLION’ from Azerbaijan, while Azeris are suffering in poverty corrupt Aliyev’s daughters keep spending lavishly and buying an apartment in London for 60 million pounds.

  2. Norin said:

    Screw you, you Azerbaboon! “Concerned” about Russian hardware? Be concerned about the Israeli drones you attacked Armenia with and failed. Now your general is dog meat! That hardware will one day be placed up your rear end!

  3. ara said:

    azeris should educate their people in truth and history and retire to turkey-turning their stolen occupied lands back to us-still a lot of our lands they got thru illegal means-by stalin and other bozos that reigned- nakichevan and half of turkey was and shall be ours some day soon-again-

  4. joe said:

    Turkey directly treating Armenia is a major cause for apprehension. You dont hear Russia directly threatening Azerbaijan. History speaks loud and clear. Turks, right now, if they could, would kill all Armenians and pretend otherwise. And no one would say a word. The mere fact that we are alive and there is an Armenian Nation is a “Turkish national security threat”, and will always be, because the Turkish state itself was created off the Armenian Genocide..
    WE NEED:
    Keep reminding all that Soviet arbitrary created borders are not Azeri at all.
    Keep reminding that Artsakh is democratic independent state, unlike Azerbaijan’s despotic human right violating rule.
    Long range ballistic high precision missiles able to hit Turkish and Azeri towns including Turkish war ships. Reverse engineer the IKANDERS.
    Diaspora Army battalion-intelligence and military units NOW! Another 100K able-strong-trained-ready..
    Clandestine nuclear program now!
    Cyber army and intelligence.
    Long term national goal of ridding Asian Turkish pedophile squatters and instilling justice for the Armenian race’s destruction,..ITS UP TO US!

  5. Ararat said:

    Of course this fake president of the gas station of artificial Azerbaijan, the chicken-hawk Aliyev, is ‘concerned’ about Russian military supplies to Armenia. When duty called in 1990s he went into hiding in Moscow. Once the war ended with Armenian victory he turned into a hawk with pockets full of petrodollars. He is the same coward today as he was some 30 years ago. This is the same racist idiot constantly making anti-Armenian and war-mongering remarks with so many promises we lost count and with tens of billions of dollars in armament purchases yet he is still worried about delivery of Russian military supplies to Armenia. This is the reaction of a loser and a desperate kleptocrat hanging to power by a thread. What happened to gloating about spending more than the entire Armenia’s state budget on arms purchases? It is not enough I guess and he won’t shut up unless Armenians have nothing with which to defend themselves so he can act as the very same fake and coward patriot as he always was!