(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 5. The Ministry of
Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan has shared updates on
the results of Minister Jeyhun Bayramov's visit to Russia on
December 5, trend reports.
The statement said, Bayramov laid a wreath at the Tomb of the
Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin Wall first. Then the minister held
bilateral and expanded meetings with his Russian colleague Sergey
Lavrov with the participation of the delegation.
The sides discussed relevant topics of Azerbaijan-Russia
cooperation, including economic, educational, transport, and other
issues, as well as the normalization of relations between
Azerbaijan and Armenia, and the implementation of trilateral
Minister Bayramov praised the high-level dialogue and
engagements between Azerbaijan and Russia. Noting that this year
marks the 30th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations,
the minister outlined various events that took place on this
occasion, and which will contribute to the development of bilateral
The official also informed on the peace agenda as part of steps
taken by Azerbaijan in the post-Karabakh conflict period. He
expressed concern about Armenia's attempts to impede the peace
process, its failure to fulfill the trilateral statement, in
particular paragraphs 4 and 9, as well as an incomplete withdrawal
of Armenian troops from Azerbaijani territories.
Speaking of the existing landmine threat in the liberated
territories, Minister Bayramov said the discovery of Armenia-made
explosive mines testifies to Armenia's infringing upon its
obligations, thus hindering the peace process. Along with this, the
sides addressed the issue of illicit exploitation of mineral
resources in Azerbaijani territories of Russian peacekeepers'
Following the expanded meeting, the ministers signed a plan of
political consultations for 2023-2024.
Then, a ceremony was held to cancel postage stamps dedicated to
the 30th anniversary of Azerbaijan-Russia diplomatic ties with a
special stamp. The second volume of the newly published collection
of documents signed between Azerbaijan and Russia was also
The meeting was followed by a joint press conference of the
Azerbaijani and Russian foreign ministers. During the conference,
the ministers made statements and answered media questions, the
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