2017-01-18
No: 06/17, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Dato Sri Anifah Aman, Foreign Minister of Malaysia

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Dato Sri Anifah Aman, Foreign Minister of Malaysia on the sidelines of his visit to Kuala Lumpur to participate in the Emergency Meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Member States.

At the meeting, the current level of bilateral relationship and ways of further development of bilateral cooperation between Azerbaijan and Malaysia were discussed. Ministers expressed satisfaction with the development of political dialogue, cooperation within international organizations and mutual support between the two countries.

During the meeting, the sides touched upon the issues of high-level visits and expansion of bilateral legal-treaty base, as well.

Recalling his visit to Azerbaijan and the productive meetings he had in Azerbaijan, Foreign Minister of Malaysia said that the development of the capital Baku city and Azerbaijan made a very positive impression on him.

Touching upon the enhancement of bilateral economic relations, ministers noted the importance of increasing the joint efforts to this end. They emphasized the existence of favorable opportunities for increasing the trade turnover and investment, also further expanding the cooperation in the fields of oil-gas, industry, agriculture, transport, high technologies, tourism and many others between the two countries. Within the cooperation in the energy area, the successful activity of Petronas company of Malaysia in Azerbaijan was noted.

Minister Elmar Mammadyarov informed his counterpart about the latest status on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno Karabakh conflict. He stressed that Malaysia’s support to the just position of Azerbaijan toward the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno Karabakh conflict based on the territorial integrity and sovereignty of our country in compliance with the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council is highly appreciated.

During the meeting, the sides exchanged their views on regional and international issues of mutual concern, also the matters related with the agenda of the OIC.

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