Azerbaijan protests against construction of Orthodox Church

21/6/2010

Azerbaijan’s State Committee for the Work with Religious Associations expressed a protest against construction of an orthodox church in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) that was not agreed with the Azeri authorities.

The head of the committee press service Saleh Aslanov stated that construction of a Russian orthodox church in Stepanakert demonstrates disrespect for principles of international law and Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity, 1news reported.

A cross has been put in the construction site for the orthodox cathedral in Stepanakert.

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