Azerbaijan's FM meets with representatives of U.S. media
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 2 /Trend/
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with representatives of leading U.S. information agencies, including Thompson Reuters, CNN, Associated Press, Inner City Press and Summit Energy in the framework of a business visit to the United States, the ministry reported.
During the meeting, Mammadyarov spoke about Azerbaijan's main foreign policy priorities. Regarding the issue of the region's economic policy, he informed journalists that Azerbaijan is the leading state in the region, spoke about Azerbaijan's success in the energy sector, its participation in regional projects and Azerbaijan's role as the author of many international projects.
Mammadyarov spoke in detail about the negotiation process to settle the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He stressed that Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions adopted in 1993 on the liberation of Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.
Regarding U.S.-Azerbaijani bilateral relations, Mammadyarov discussed the successful cooperation between the two countries in many areas.
He informed journalists that Azerbaijan nominated its candidacy to the elections on non-permanent members of UN Security Council for 2012-2013, which is scheduled for October, noting the tangible benefits in this regard.
Mamedyarov also answered numerous questions posed by American journalists.