2019-02-15
No:021/19, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

On the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Johannes Hahn, the EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations. The Minister of Energy, Parviz Shahbazov also participated at the meeting.

The sides had an exchange of views over the various spheres of cooperation existing between the European Union and Azerbaijan.

The continuing negotiations between the EU and Azerbaijan on a new Agreement, which will constitute the legal basis of strategic partnership relations between the sides was touched upon. To this end, the importance of concluding the negotiations was stressed.

Furthermore, Minister Elmar Mammadyarov informed the EU Commissioner on the current situation of the negotiation process on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Minister outlined the significance of building predictability for regional development and establishment of peace for prosperity.

The mutually beneficial and strategic cooperation in the field of energy between EU and Azerbaijan was also discussed. The Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov and Commissioner J.Hahn had fruitful exchange on the perspectives of bilateral cooperation in the field of energy.

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