Baku, 8 June 2023 (TDI): Mikhail Bocharnikov, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Azerbaijan, met with Jeyhun Bayramov, the Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The occasion for the gathering was the end of Ambassador Bocharnikov’s diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan. Both sides acknowledged the progress of their bilateral relations and expressed their satisfaction with the successful cooperation between Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation during the fruitful meeting.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov expressed his profound gratitude to Ambassador Mikhail Bocharnikov for everything he has done to advance relations between Azerbaijan and Russia. They emphasized the partnership’s rapid growth into a win-win arrangement that has set the path for improved cross-sector cooperation.

Minister Bayramov praised the ambassador for his professionalism, unwavering assistance in handling new problems, and unceasing attempts to resolve bilateral issues efficiently. He also expressed his support for Ambassador Bocharnikov’s subsequent initiatives.

Ambassador Mikhail Bocharnikov responded by expressing his appreciation for his cordial welcome throughout his stay in Azerbaijan. He commended the cordial environment that allowed for productive collaboration and strengthened ties between the two countries.

Discussions about bilateral ties and other pertinent issues of importance were included in the meeting’s extended coverage of various other shared interests.

As they anticipate a future characterized by sustained friendship and cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia, Minister Bayramov and Ambassador Bocharnikov reaffirmed their commitment to upholding and enhancing the long-standing friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible for creating and executing the country’s foreign policy, fostering diplomatic ties with other countries, and defending Azerbaijan’s interests abroad. The Ministry works to promote beneficial alliances and strengthen international collaboration.