Azerbaijani Foreign Minister and US Undersecretary of State discuss post-war developments in the South Caucasus

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried had a telephone conversation, reports Azernews, referring to reports from the press service of the Foreign Ministry.

The parties exchanged views on the current state of the process of post-conflict normalization of relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia, the implementation of the tripartite declarations signed by the leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia and of Russia, as well as statements following bilateral meetings between the leaders. Azerbaijan and Armenia, through European Union President Charles Michel, the report adds.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov drew the attention of the opposing side to the well-known position of Azerbaijan regarding the need to ensure peace and progress in the region, including the opening of transport and communications, the delimitation of the border between the two states, the need to start working on a future peace treaty.

The Minister stressed the importance of full compliance with the obligations of the parties. In this regard, it was pointed out that, contrary to the obligations arising from the Tripartite Declaration of November 10, 2020, the Armenian armed formations did not completely withdraw from the territory of Azerbaijan, and the inadmissibility of this was noted.

During the telephone conversation, the next steps in the process of normalization of relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia, issues on the regional agenda, as well as other topics of mutual interest were discussed, concludes The report.


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