EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Philippe Lefort, on Friday (25 July) met in Baku with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliev. During the meeting the two sides reviewed the situation around the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone and the conflict resolution process. This was the latest visit of the EUSR to the region. He had earlier this month also visited Yerevan for meetings with the Armenian leadership.
photo: The meeting between the EU Special Representive for the South Caucasus Philipe Lefort and President Ilham Aliev of Azerbaijan in Baku on 25July 2013. (picture courtesy of the Press Service of the President of AAzerbaijan)
The Russian Foreign Minister started a visit to the region on Sunday (19 November), with a stop in Baku for talks with the Azerbaijani leadership
The long resolution listing dozens of recommendations on future engagement between the EU and the six Eastern Partnership countries was adopted at a plenary session of the Parliament ahead of the Eastern Partnership summit scheduled for 24 November in Brussels.