Azerbaijan is ready to improve relations with EU
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 25
By Azad Hasanli - Trend:
Azerbaijan is ready to raise relations with the EU to a higher level, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev said at an event at the ADA University in Baku dedicated to Latvia's presidency in the EU Council Feb. 25.
"Azerbaijan's strategic goal is to apply the EU experience at the highest level in the country," he said.
Mammadguliyev said that the protocol on Azerbaijan's participation in EU projects has been already ratified.
Mammadguliyev expressed his regret that this protocol has not been ratified by the EU other member-states.
"It is time to prepare a legal document," he said. "The strategic partnership between Azerbaijan and the EU will be based on this document."
He said that Azerbaijan is ready for this and the preparation of the document is in its final stage.
"Afterwards, the document will be sent to the EU Commission for discussion," he said.
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