The European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Toivo Klaar, on Monday (30June) met with Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev in Baku. Issues related to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as welll as bilateral relations, especially as regards trade, transport and tourism where discussed.
Welcoming the EU Envoy, President Aliyev referred to the meeting he held recently in Brussels with European Council President Donald Tusk, describing the discussions as "effective". President Aliyev said Azerbaijan attached great importance to its relations with the EU and co-operation was developing successfully.
source: commonspace.eu with the press service of the president of Azerbaijan
photo: EU Special Representative Toivo Klaar met president Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan in Baku on 30 July 2018 (picture courtesy of the press service of the president of Azerbaijan._
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