FM Mammadyarov submits draft Azerbaijan-EU Strategic Partnership Agreement to European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy

Baku, May 21, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has submitted a draft Strategic Partnership Agreement between Azerbaijan and the EU to European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn.

The FM said Azerbaijan maintains relations with the majority of EU member states, expressing confidence that the agreement will “open new opportunities for developing Azerbaijan-EU cooperation on a strategic front”.

Mr Mammadyarov highlighted the state of the negotiations to find a peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and underlined that it is important that the EU take “a clear and unambiguous position on Azerbaijan`s fair stance”.

They also discussed a range of regional issues.

The FM also submitted the draft agreement to vice president of the European Commission Federica Mogherini.

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