The European Union Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy, Johannes Hahn, on Friday held a meeting in Baku with the president of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev
Ilham Aliyev welcomed the fact that the day after his visit to Brussels in February talks on a new agreement between Azerbaijan and the EU had started, and that the talks were continuing successfully
"Our country is a reliable partner of the EU", Aliyev told Hahn, according to the press service of the President. Aliev said that EU-Azerbaijan relations are of a strategic nature and based on many years of co-operation".
According to the same source, Commissioner Hahn stressed the importance of establishing ways to resolve issues that may affect the further development of relations between Azerbaijan and the EU. Hahn noted that co-operation was in the mutual interest of the two sides. He noted that the European Union is interested in the stability of its neighboring countries and the region.
source: commonspace.eu with the press service of the president of Azerbaijan.
photo: Commissioner Johannes Hahn with president Ilham Aliyev in Baku on 16 June 2017.
Zohrab Mnatsakanyan told Armenian MPs discussions on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict will continue in June in the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group process.
On Tuesday, Armenian foreign ministry spokesperson Tigran Balayan told the Armenian media that the Azerbaijani side was carrying out engineering works at the Nakhchivan sector of the border, and that this "poses a danger to Armenian military positions".