Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 23
By Seba Aghayeva – Trend:
Austrian Airlines intends to resume flights to Baku, said Austria’s Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz.
Kurz made the remarks during the meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York, US.
Austrian Airlines suspended flights to Azerbaijan in December 2015.
Azerbaijan has a favorable business atmosphere and Austrian companies are interested in investing in the country, noted Kurz.
The Austrian minister said also that his country will make efforts to resolve the existing conflicts, including the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, during its chairmanship at the OSCE in 2017.
Kurz expressed his intention to visit Azerbaijan as the future OSCE chairperson-in-office and discuss bilateral and multilateral cooperation with the Azerbaijani side.
The chairmanship at the OSCE will pass to Austria in January 2017.
During the meeting, the parties also noted favorable opportunities for the expansion of the Azerbaijani-Austrian political dialogue and economic cooperation.