Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.26
By Sabina Akhmedova - Trend:
Iraq urges Azerbaijan to take part in the reconstruction of the devastated infrastructure, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iraq, Ibrahim al-Jaafari said during a meeting with Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov within the framework of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan reported Sept.26.
The sides expressed satisfaction with the level of development of Azerbaijani-Iraqi relations.
Al-Jafari spoke of the situation in the country, noting that significant damage was caused to a range of infrastructure facilities in Iraq as a result of the events that have happened and asked Azerbaijan to consider participating in their recovery.
Mammadyarov praised his last visit to Iraq and noted that consistent work is being conducted on the agreements reached during the visit. The minister also informed his counterpart about the current state of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict and the process of its settlement. He said that he highly appreciated the support of friendly countries in settling the conflict in accordance with the principles of international law.
He invited the Iraqi counterpart to come to Azerbaijan on an official visit, and the invitation was accepted positively.
The other issues of mutual interest were also discussed at the meeting.