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Senator Cardin: Washington Will Continue To Press Azerbaijan On Human Rights

Speaking to RFE/RL's Khadija Ismayilova in Baku, U.S. Helsinki Commission Chairman, Senator Ben Cardin noted Azerbaijan's "strategic partnership" with the United States in dealing with international security issues, but added Washington will continue to raise human rights problems with the Azerbaijani government. Cardin made the remarks on the sidelines of a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Baku, where he represented the U.S. delegation. (RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service)