No:544/22, Press release on the meeting of Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway Anniken Huitfeldt
On December 1, 2022, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway Anniken Huitfeldt on the sidelines of the 29th Ministerial Council meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) held in Lodz.
At the meeting, current issues standing at the bilateral and multilateral cooperation agenda, as well as the regional and international situation, were discussed.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov mentioned that for 30 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, relations have developed in various directions, especially in the field of energy, oil and gas industry development.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov also informed his counterpart about the regional situation in the post-conflict period, Azerbaijan's peace and reconstruction efforts in the region, provocations committed by Armenia, non-fulfillment of obligations arising from the Trilateral Statement dated November 10, 2020, as well as the threat of landmines.
Minister Anniken Huitfeldt noted that the events held this year on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries contributed to the further expansion of cooperation. Minister Anniken Huitfeldt emphasized that Norway welcomes the efforts to reduce the tension that threatens peace and security in the region and to establish peace. In this regard, the importance of normalizing relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia was expressed.
At the meeting, an exchange of views also took place on other issues of mutual interest.