Azerbaijani FM receives Turkish MPs
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 29 / Trend /
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received the delegation led by Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Turkish Parliament Murat Mercan, the press service of Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan told Trend .
Murat Mercan noted the importance of Azerbaijan for Turkey, stressing the importance of cooperation between the parliaments of two countries.
Touching upon the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Mercan, remembering the words of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmed Davudoglu, stressed that without solution of this conflict, the opening of borders between Turkey and Armenia is impossible, and protocols will not be ratified in the parliamentary committee of Turkey.
"There is a very simple solution to the conflict - it is Armenia's implementation of UN, OSCE and PACE resolutions," Mercan said.
In his turn, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov spoke about the current state of negotiations on Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement. Reminding the reasons for closing borders between Turkey and Armenia, Mammadyarov said that only after liberation of occupied Azerbaijani territories, it will be possible to restore peace, security and communication in the region.
Mammadyarov also expressed regret of the people of Azerbaijan on the crisis with the flag in Bursa and welcomed the fact of punishing the perpetrators of this. The meeting also covered the issues of interest to both parties.