Azerbaijan, Baku/ Trend , corr. V. Sharifov/ Elmar Mammadyarov, Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister has met a Polish delegation headed by Anna Fotiga, Poland's Foreign Minister today, Trend reports quaoting a message being spread by the Foreign Office of the Country.
The parties discussed the development of bilateral relations, cooperation in the sphere of energy security, resolution of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, as well as reinforcing the stability in the region.
Mrs. Fotiga said that it will be 15 years in 2007 since that time when Azerbaijan and Poland established their diplomatic relations. She stressed that she was satisfied with the developmnt of relations between the two countries by adding thatt she was an adhere of their expanding.
Mr. Mammadyarov touched upon the peaceful negotiations held to resolve the karabakh conflict.
The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister said that Azerbaijan wanted a peaceful settlement of the conflict through negotiations by emphasizing the necessity of the resolution of the issue only on the basis of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, observance of the international law principles.
Mr. Mammadyarov said that Armenia's continuing carrying out ethnic clearance policy and occupation toward Azerbaijan was contrary to the All-European values. He stressed that it was inadmissible for the the country ( Armenia - Trend), which is keen to become a part of Europe.
According to Mr. Mammadyarov,the integration to Europe and Euro-Atlantic agencies is one of the key priorities of Azerbaijan's foreign policy.
The parties exchanged opinions concerning the conference - "Religious Tolerance and the Role of Mass-Media in the Development of Mutual Understanding" to be held in Baku in April, 2007, as well as events happening in the political, economic, and cultural lives of the two countries.