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Israeli tourists anger Azerbaijan

11:20, 13.07.2012 Region: World News, Armenia, Karabakh, Azerbaijan Theme: Politics, Society, Incidents

Close partner relations between Jerusalem and Baku were strained by an excursion of a group of Israeli women who toured picturesque mountains and plains of the South Caucasus, Israeli portal IzRus reports referring to Yedioth Ahronoth daily.

The Israeli tourists’ trip to Nagorno-Karabakh angered official Baku. Israeli Ambassador to Azerbaijan was given a note of protest.

A group of Israeli tourists toured Nagorno-Karabakh by a vehicles with Armenian and Israeli flags.

Azerbaijani special services addressed the organizers, Magma Challenge tour operator, for explanations.  Then, note of protest was given to Israeli Ambassador.




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