Sofia, 01 June 2022 (TDI): The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov official visited the Republic of Bulgaria and met with Bulgarian Foreign Minister Teodora Genchovska.
The day began with the tete-a-tete meeting which further led to the strategic discussion meeting attended by delegates from both countries.
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Strategic Dialogue Meeting between Delegations of both Countries
Minister Teodora Genchovska welcomed the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister and emphasized the significance of the visit, which took place on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the two nations’ diplomatic ties.
In addition, she praised the two nations’ collaboration in a variety of fields over the last 30 years, including energy, transportation and communications, tourism, and other areas.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov thanked his colleague for the invitation and remarked that convening the second strategic dialogue meeting between the two nations on the eve of diplomatic ties’ 30th anniversary was also noteworthy.
According to the Minister, ties between the two nations are expanding in a spirit of mutual understanding and respect for the norms of international law.
He adds that it is economic dynamics which is leading the two nations to high-level political interaction.
Also, the Ministers reviewed the opportunities for the growth of cooperation in the energy sector, which is at the heart of their nations’ economic connections.
As well as, transportation, information and communication technology, agriculture, tourism, humanitarian assistance, and other disciplines were reviewed.
They expressed optimism that the next meeting of the Joint Commission on Trade-Economic and Scientific-Technical Cooperation between the Republics of Azerbaijan and Bulgaria, scheduled for this year, will positively expand bilateral cooperation.
Briefing to News Agencies
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov briefed his interviewee on the post-conflict situation in the region, and the work done to eliminate the grave consequences of the nearly 30-year occupation of Azerbaijani territories, also, including the demining process, restoration, and reconstruction in liberated areas.
The government is taking steps to normalize relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan’s position is ensuring peace and progress in the region.
Minister Teodora Genchovska stated that Bulgaria is willing to assist the Azerbaijani government in its demining efforts.
In conclusion, the parties addressed bilateral collaboration as well as cooperation within global and regional international organizations.