Azerbaijan, Egypt discuss bilateral cooperation

Baku, September 11, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has met with Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Azerbaijan Adel Ibrahim.

Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov noted special importance of the relations between Azerbaijan and Egypt, and hailed the existing relations between both countries in political, economic, cultural and other areas. The cooperation and mutual support between the countries on bilateral and multilateral platforms were emphasized.

Ambassador of Egypt Adel Ibrahim conveyed the sincere congratulations of the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry to Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and invited the Azerbaijani FM to pay an official visit to Egypt.

The sides exchanged views on the realization of reciprocal visits between the two countries, the activity of the Intergovernmental Commission, the restoration of direct flights after pandemic and other issues. Also the great potential for further enhancement of relations in the economic, trade and tourism spheres was underlined.

FM Bayramov informed the Egyptian Ambassador about the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict and its serious consequences, the continued aggression policy of Armenia, the recent military provocation by the Armed Forces of Armenia along the border, the illegal activities carried out by Armenia in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh and other adjacent regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan, including illegal resettlement policy, which undermine the peaceful resolution of the conflict and return of the Azerbaijani IDPs to their native lands. The necessity of full and unconditional withdrawal of occupying forces of Armenia from all territories of Azerbaijan and the return of the IDPs to their native lands in accordance with the decisions and resolutions of the international community, including the Arab Republic of Egypt, particularly the demands of the UN Security Council resolutions were emphasized.

The ambassador expressed Egypt’s support for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and noted that his country advocates the peaceful settlement of the conflict.

The sides also exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest.

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