EU, Azerbaijan basically cleared all text of aviation agreement
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.31
By Leman Zeynalova. Jani Babayeva – Trend:
The European Union and Azerbaijan have basically cleared all the text of the Common Aviation Area Agreement, Kestutis Jankauskas, head of the EU delegation to Azerbaijan, told reporters Oct.31.
“We had third round of negotiations last week on the aviation agreement in Baku. Delegations worked almost 48 hours non-stop very intensively and we basically cleared all the text with except of few last remaining issues. They are not major ones. We will discuss today in the Foreign Ministry when and where we will take next steps,” he added.
The second round of negotiations on the agreement was held July 4-5 in Brussels, Belgium. During the talks, both sides expressed readiness to sign relevant agreements.
Remarks and proposals by the Azerbaijani side were discussed, and a number of issues were clarified. A protocol was signed following the meeting. It was decided to hold the third round of negotiations on the EU-Azerbaijan Common Aviation Area Agreement in Baku. Until then, the EU and its member countries will receive prompt feedback from other ministries and committees of Azerbaijan. It is expected that the final version of the agreement will be prepared at the meeting in Baku.
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