Date: 24 November 2016 20:46
Baku, November 24, AZERTAC
“Azerbaijan remains interested in expanding bilateral relations with Poland,” said Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov as he met with a Polish delegation led by Undersecretary of State Marek Ziolkowski.
At the meeting, they exchanged views on the ways of developing cooperation, and issues on the agenda between Azerbaijan and Poland.
FM Elmar Mammadyarov described Poland as an important partner for Azerbaijan.
Marek Ziolkowski presented an invitation letter of Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski to Minister Mammadyarov inviting him to pay an official visit to Poland. FM Elmar Mammadyarov accepted the invitation.
Highlighting the decision of European Union Council to give a mandate to the EU Commission to launch negotiations with the Republic of Azerbaijan on Strategic Partnership Agreement, Minister Mammadyarov expressed his confidence that this agreement will provide an important basis for the comprehensive development of relations between Azerbaijan and the EU.
Touching upon the transport projects initiated by and involving Azerbaijan, in particular the economic benefits of East-West and North-South corridors, Elmar Mammadyarov stressed the importance of these routes in expanding the economic and trade relations among countries which located along the corridor.
They commended the activity of the Intergovernmental Commission on economic cooperation between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Poland, and discussed the issues of implementation of common projects and investments as well as continuing the high-level visits between the two countries.