The Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan on termination of exploitation of Gabala Radar Station
The Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation have conducted intense negotiations on Gabala Radar Station.
Throughout negotiations the Republic of Azerbaijan demonstrated its readiness to continue cooperate with the Russian Federation on the extension of the leasing contract. However the negotiations have failed to agree on new rent price for Gabala Radar Station.
The Russian Federation has presented a note to the Republic of Azerbaijan notifying of the termination of "Agreement between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation on the status, principles and conditions for use of Gabala Radar System" from 9 December 2012 and the end of exploitation of Gabala Radar Station by the Russian Federation from 10 December 2012.