2020-12-21 18:31:09

No:478/20, Information of the Press Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the meeting of Minister Jeyhun Bayramov with the delegation led by Adviser to the National Security Council of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Hamdullah Mohib

On December 21, 2020, Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with Hamdullah Mohib, Advisor to the National Security Council of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Mohammad Shakir Kargar, Head of the Presidential Administration, who are on a visit to Azerbaijan.

During the meeting, Minister Jeyhun Bayramov expressed satisfaction with the existing bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Afghanistan, as well as cooperation within international organizations. It was noted that there is great potential for developing cooperation between our countries. Noting that Afghanistan has always supported Azerbaijan's position based on international law, the Minister stressed that the political support of the brotherly country was clearly demonstrated during the 44-day Patriotic War. It was noted that the Azerbaijani people appreciated this support.

Adviser to the National Security Council of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Hamdullah Mohib noted with satisfaction the meeting with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev. He noted that the personal relations between the leaders of the two countries play a special role in the development of bilateral relations. Congratulating Azerbaijan on the victory, Hamdullah Mohib stressed that Afghanistan has always supported the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.

The sides exchanged views on economic, security, transport and other cooperation between the two countries, including the development of the Lapis Lazuli transit route, the Trans-Caspian fiber-optic communication line, as well as opportunities for Afghan youth to study in Azerbaijan, and other topics.

Other regional issues of mutual interest were also discussed at the meeting.

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