No:300/21, 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 newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Azerbaijan Michel Peetermans
On August 9, 2021, Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov received a copy of the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Azerbaijan Michel Peetermans.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov congratulated Ambassador Michel Peetermans on his appointment and wished him success in his work. The Minister noted with satisfaction the successful development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Belgium, as well as the existence of a broad agenda of cooperation between the two countries. At the same time, he spoke about mutually beneficial partnership of Azerbaijan with the European Union.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov informed the other side about the history of Armenia's aggressive policy against Azerbaijan, the position of the international community in this regard, the 44-day Patriotic War, the situation in the region after the signing of trilateral statements, the scale of destruction in the liberated territories and the restoration and reconstruction work carried out there.
In his turn, Ambassador Michel Peetermans thanked Minister Jeyhun Bayramov for the reception and expressed satisfaction with his appointment to Azerbaijan. Ambassador noted the successful development of relations between the two countries, touched upon the prospects for cooperation between Azerbaijan and Belgium in the areas of economy, trade, commerce and education, and stressed the importance of mutual student exchange.
The sides discussed various aspects of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Belgium, as well as cooperation within international organizations.
At the meeting, the sides also exchanged the views on other issues of mutual interest.