Azerbaijani Foreign Minister in Bulgaria discusses expanding comprehensive relations [PHOTO]
By Sabina Mammadli
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov discussed prospects for bilateral relations in the fields of energy, trade, economy, information technology, transport and transit , the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Azernews.
The meeting took place during Bayramov’s official visit to the country.
Welcoming the head of Azerbaijani diplomacy, the Bulgarian Prime Minister stressed the importance of the visit, noting Azerbaijan’s assistance to the country in the energy sector at a very important moment for Bulgaria. In addition, he underlined the role of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in this context, adding that Azerbaijan is a reliable partner.
In turn, Bayramov noted high-level political ties between the two countries accompanied by dynamic economic development.
The two men added that holding a meeting of the Joint Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria, scheduled for 2022, will contribute to the further expansion of economic ties.
In addition, Bayramov informed Petkov about the post-conflict situation in the region, the restoration and reconstruction carried out in the liberated lands, as well as the demining processes and peacebuilding measures taken by the Azerbaijani government.
The parties also discussed regional issues, ties in education, culture, tourism and other topics of mutual interest.
In the same spirit, on May 31, the Azerbaijani Minister and his Bulgarian counterpart Teodora Genchovska also discussed the prospects for developing relations in the energy sector, as well as in transport, information and communication technologies. communication, agriculture, tourism, humanitarian and other fields. .
Genchovska stressed the importance of the visit, which took place on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
In addition, she expressed satisfaction with the development of cooperation between the two countries over the past 30 years in a number of fields, including energy, transport and communications, tourism and others.
Noting the symbolism of holding the meeting on the eve of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations, Bayramov stressed that relations between the two countries are developing in the spirit of respect for the principles of international law and mutual understanding.
He added that the high-level political dialogue between the two countries is accompanied by a positive dynamic in the economic field. Minister Genchovska expressed Bulgaria’s willingness to contribute to the demining process led by the Azerbaijani government.
After the meeting, the parties took note of the exhibition devoted to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries and made statements to the press.
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