Restoring Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity to remain foreign policy priority in 2016 (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 12
Restoration of Azerbaijan's territorial integrity and elimination of consequences of Armenian occupation policy will remain a priority for Azerbaijan's foreign policy in 2016, said Foreign Ministry Jan. 12 in a press release dedicated to the year 2015.
"Among the priorities of the country's foreign policy there are also the protection of its independence and sovereignty, and worthily representing Azerbaijan's national interests on international arena," said the Foreign Ministry.
"A special attention will be paid to development of bilateral relations on a balanced and equitable basis," read the ministry's press release.
The ministry also said that implementation of major regional energy and transportation projects, and participation in intercultural dialogue will be aimed at strengthening Azerbaijan's position in political, economic and humanitarian spheres.