Foreign Minister Elmar Mammedyarov said today that a final decision will be made after the peacekeeping mission's status and mandate is firmly determined.
Mammedyarov made his statement as President Ilham Aliyev hosted Jordan's King Abdullah on his first official visit to Azerbaijan.
CLASH OF ARMS: Since mid-July, Israel has been battling Hizballah guerrillas in southern Lebanon and carrying out punishing air strikes throughout the country. International efforts to broker a cease-fire have met with one obstacle after another, as civilian casualties mount and a humanitarian crisis unfolds. Since Hizballah is closely supported by Syria and Iran, the conflict threatens constantly to develop into a regional conflagration.... (more)