BAKU, JUNE 28, ARMENPRESS: Azerbaijan continues its the diplomatic fight against Artsakhtelecom (Karabagh Telecom), which has developed international ties and is cooperating with about 63 companies now, including AS EMT(Estonia), CosmOTE – Mobile Telecommunications S.A. (Greece), ETISALAT (UAE), Globe Telecom (Filippins) GSM Kazakhstan Ltd (Kazakhstan), H3G-A (Italy), Megaphone (Russia), OMNITEL (Lithuania), Orange A/S-A (Denmark), SwissCom Mobile Ltd.-A (Switzerland), T-Mobile Limited-A (Great Britain), AT&T Wireless PCS LLC (USA) and several others.
According to Azeri Ekho daily, Azerbaijani diplomats working in several CIS countries are instructed to press for annulment of contracts with Artsakhtelecom. Particularly, Azeri Ambassador to Ukraine Taliat Aliyev told Ekho that he has held meetings at the Ukrainian ministry of foreign affairs where he expressed his dissatisfaction about the contracts between Artsakhtelecom and Kievstar. The ambassador has also met with Kievstar authorities and explained that “Nagorno Karabagh is part of Azerbaijan and no one is authorized to enter into relation with it without the permission of Azerbaijan.” Azeri diplomat told Ekho that Kievstar assured that they will annul the contract with Artsakhtelecom. Azeri diplomats are taking similar actions in other countries.