US pays a particular importance to its ties with Azerbaijan that plays an important role in South Caucasus, Peter Algeymer, US Ambassador to WTO (World Trade Organization) told during the meeting with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov being held in Baku today.
He stressed that US is for Azerbaijan`s near joining WTO. He underlined the necessity on immediate realizing corresponding procedures in the country. Mr. Algeymer also marked the American readiness to work with Azerbaijan in this direction.
The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister informed in details his quest about the significance and role of Azerbaijan in the region, social and economic advances in the country, implementation of large-scale regional projects, and the significance on developing of the non-oil sector of Azerbaijan`s economy. He also told his quest about procedures for the country`s entering WTO that are under implementation now, and expressed his satisfaction with negotiations being held in this direction now.