Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.17
By Anakhanum Khidayatova - Trend:
Embassy of Romania in Baku organized a workshop on NATO-Azerbaijan relations on Feb.17, said a message from the diplomatic mission.
Opening the event, ambassador of Romania Daniel Cristian Ciobanu highlighted the strategic value of NATO-Azerbaijan partnership.
Romania, which has been the second country in the world to recognize Azerbaijan's independence, considers Azerbaijan as a strong and reliable partner of the North Atlantic Alliance, he said.
Ciobanu underlined that Azerbaijan plays an important role in increasing European energy security.
Due to its favourable geographical location, Azerbaijan has huge opportunities in the field of transportation, said the ambassador, adding that Romania will continue to support the development of cooperation between the North Atlantic Alliance and Azerbaijan.
Representative of NATO's Political Affairs and Security Policy Division at the Alliance's Headquarters, Steffen Elgersma, held an in-depth presentation at the event about North Atlantic Alliance and its priorities.
He stressed the mutual benefits of NATO-Azerbaijan partnership.
During the workshop, the participants touched upon different elements of the NATO-Azerbaijan cooperation.
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