Foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Turkey hold meeting (PHOTO)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 23
On February 23, 2021, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu as part of his working visit to Ankara, Trend reports citing MFA press service.
At the meeting, which was attended by large delegations from both sides, an exchange of views on the current situation in the region and the bilateral cooperation agenda took place.
New realities and opportunities for cooperation in the region after the 44-day Patriotic War, the implementation of the trilateral statements of November 10, 2020 and January 11, 2021 were discussed.
It was stressed once again that brotherly Turkey is ready to participate in the process of restoration and construction of the liberated territories of Azerbaijan.
The importance of the start of joint activities on January 30, 2021, of the Turkish-Russian Monitoring Center for maintaining peace in the region, was emphasized.
It was noted that the existing intensive dialogue between the two brotherly countries is rapidly developing in all directions. It was emphasized that as a result of the next meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation held in Ankara on February 19, 2021, the adoption of 53 new action points covering all areas is an indicator of the high level of development of bilateral relations.
The Ministers noted with satisfaction that the internal procedures for the entry into force of the document signed between the two countries in connection with visa-free travel of citizens on the basis of ID cards have been completed, and in the near future, the document will enter into force after a mutual exchange of notes.
The sides stressed the importance of expanding cooperation within international organizations.
At the meeting, other issues of mutual interest were also discussed.