US ambassador to Armenia highlights Azerbaijan's importance
Azerbaijan is a very important partner for the US, the outgoing ambassador of the US in Armenia, John Heffern said Dec. 19 at a farewell press conference, Novosti-Armenia news agency reported.
"We are working closely with Azerbaijan in a number of areas," he said, brining Afghanistan as an example.
Heffern added that Azerbaijan is crucially important in terms of cooperation in the energy sector - the delivery of natural gas and oil to Southern Europe.
He further said Azerbaijan is also important in terms of building relations with Iran.
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