Azerbaijan and Egypt discussed prospects of future cooperation

Politics Materials 1 July 2006 13:06 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan and Egypt is going to expand the all-round bilateral cooperation. An agreement was reached on this issue during the consultation of foreign ministries held in Baku, Trend reports quoting Azeri Foreign Ministry.

The consultations were held between the delegations headed by the Azeri deputy foreign minister Khalaf Khalafov and Egyptian deputy foreign ministers on European countries Fatma al Zahra Etman.

Egyptian deputy foreign minister appeared for further strengthening of the relations, expressing the intention of her county to expand bilateral relations with Azerbaijan.

The sides exchanged views on the prospects of the cooperation within the framework of international organizations, as well as within the Organization of Islamic Conference and UNO, discussed wide questions of international and regional character and made consultations on the regulation of Armenian-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Besides, the sides mentioned the necessity to develop the cooperation in the spheres such as economy, trade, science, culture, tourism, health, etc, expressed the importance of strengthening the legal base and creating direct air relations between Baku and Cairo. During the consultations, discussions were also held on the development of the cooperation with the European Union.