FM: Reports Israel obtained Azeri airfields are fiction

By REUTERS
April 23, 2012 21:09




Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, currently visiting Azerbaijan, dismissed reports that Israel had obtained airbases there to assist in an attack on Iran as "science fiction" and a "James Bond story."

"Such reports are from the sphere of science fiction and do not correspond with the truth," he told reporters Baku.

The US magazine Foreign Policy ran an article last month claiming that Israel had gained access to Azerbaijan airfields to facilitate a possible attack on Iran.

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