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Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.12
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
Assistant to US President for National Security Affairs John Bolton will visit Azerbaijan on Oct.20, Bolton wrote on Twitter.
“On October 20th I'll be travelling to Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia to meet with my counterparts and other senior officials to advance American interests on a range of security issues,” he wrote.
It should be noted that Azerbaijan is of great importance for the US and is able to make a contribution to ensuring energy security in Europe. Azerbaijan is also the US partner in the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan and in fighting the international terrorism.
Earlier, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent said that the US appreciates Azerbaijan’s contribution to security in Afghanistan.
He added that the US praises the activity of the Azerbaijani government to ensure and enhance security in the region.
The US wants to see Azerbaijan even more developed and prosperous, he said.
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