Establishing a dialogue mechanism between the European Union and Azerbaijan in the field of security and transport, along with the energy sector, was considered as an important step in the development of cooperation. The sides touched upon the negotiations on the Partnership Agreement between Azerbaijan and the European Union.
Briefing his counterpart about the current state of negotiation process on settlement of Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Minister Elmar Mammadyarov stated that the conflict must be resolved in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council and the Helsinki Final Act, on the basis of territorial integrity, sovereignty and internationally recognized borders of Azerbaijan.
Elmar Mammadyarov noted the importance of establishing a dialogue between the Armenian and Azerbaijani communities of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan in the process of conflict resolution and said that Armenia has always blocked such initiatives.
During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest.