Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend A.Ismayilova / Miguel Angel Moratinos, the OSCE Chairman-in-Office and Spanish Foreign Minister, has invited Elmar Mammadyarov, the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, to pay an official visit to Spain. The statement was made at a joint news conference of the foreign ministers in Baku on 4 June.
Mammadyarov accepted this invitation and announced that he would discuss bilateral relations during this visit. On his part Moratinos noted that a Spanish Embassy in Azerbaijan did not exist and the meeting held in Baku considered opportunities to open a Spanish diplomatic representation.
During the visit Moratinos held talks with the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the Foreign Minister Mammadyarov, and other senior state officials.
On 4 June the minister is to leave for Armenia.