Saudi Arabia has today announced establishment of “Islamic military alliance” with a mission to fight terrorism. A Riyadh-based military coalition consisting of 34 countries will fight terrorism, with a joint operations centre based in Riyadh to coordinate and support military operations.
Azerbaijan, a nation that rendered great contributions to the Islamic unity and also a country, which has been suffering from terrorism over the years, is considering joining the coalition.
Hikmet Hajiyev, Azerbaijani foreign ministry spokesman stated that this issue was discussed during the phone conversation between Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir.
Hajiyev told Trend news agency that as a country suffering from terrorism, Azerbaijan strongly condemns all its forms and continues to be an active participant of the fight against international terrorism.
Azerbaijan has become an object of Armenian terrorism since the beginning of 20th century and it continues till nowadays.