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April 22, 2005
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A group of U.S. lawmakers wrote to the president of Azerbaijan, asking that the country open an embassy in Israel. “We are concerned with the lack of any progress on your government’s commitment to open an embassy in Israel, as was publicly promised by then-Foreign Minister Guliyev on behalf of your father, former President Heydar Aliyev,” U.S. Reps. Joseph Pitts (R-Pa.), Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.), Tom Lantos (D-Calif.) and Robert Wexler (D-Fla.) wrote Tuesday to President Ilham Aliyev.

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