By Vugar Khalilov
Azerbaijani presidential top foreign policy aide Hikmat Hajiyev
and Armenian Security Council Secretary Armen Grigoryan have
discussed the peace agenda in Washington, under the auspices of US
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Azernews reports.
'Today, I hosted Hikmat Hajiyev and Armen Grigoryan for direct
and constructive talks. We discussed the importance of avoiding
further violence and pursuing time-bound and focused negotiations.
We also identified concrete steps forward in support of a stable
and lasting peace,' Sullivan on his Twitter page on September 28.
'We thank the US for arranging the meeting and efforts to ensure
sustainable regional peace. The meeting results were reported by
Jake Sullivan in an agreed way. The major point here is to continue
working on the peace agenda within a specific timeline. The meeting
addressed peace agreement negotiations, border delimitation, the
opening of transport lines, as well as issues regarding landmines
and missing persons, which are part of the humanitarian ,' Hajiyev said.
The previous meeting between Hajiyev and Grigoryan was held
under the auspice of EU Special Representative for the South
Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar on August 19.
“Good and substantive discussions in Brussels [were held] today
on Armenian-Azerbaijani relations and EU engagement with Hikmet
Hajiyev and Armen Grigoryan,' Klaar tweeted.
Furthermore, Hajiyev discussed the Azerbaijani-US cooperation
issues with representatives of US analytical centers, Azernews
reports, citing the Azerbaijani embassy in the US.
“Foreign Policy Adviser to the President of Azerbaijan H.
Hajiyev had a meeting with the representatives of various prominent
think tanks at the Heritage Foundation. Azerbaijan-US partnership,
ongoing peace talks with Armenia, as well as regional and global
issues were discussed,” the embassy .
Despite the recent border provocations carried out by the
Armenian armed forces against Azerbaijan on September 12-14, Baku
reaffirmed its readiness for urgent negotiations between the
leaders towards ensuring lasting peace in line with the trilateral
statements and the results of the meeting in Brussels.
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