(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 15 . Political
consultations were held between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs
of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Uzbekistan,
trend reports via
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan.
According to the ministry, the delegation was headed by Deputy
Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov from the Azerbaijani side, and
from the Uzbek side by his colleague Bobur Usmanov.
At the meeting, it was noted that the personal contacts of the
heads of state of both countries, based on brotherhood and
friendship, played a special role in the development of relations
between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan in an ascending line and further
strengthening of the strategic partnership.
Besides, the current state of relations between the two
countries was considered, the possibilities of expanding
cooperation in the political, socio-economic, humanitarian and
other fields of mutual interest were discussed. An exchange of
views took place on the current development and prospects for trade
and economic relations. The importance of the activities of the
Joint Intergovernmental Commission between Azerbaijan and
Uzbekistan in terms of the development of economic ties was
Khalafov informed about the new realities that have developed in
the region after the 2020 second Karabakh war, restoration and
construction work carried out in the territories liberated from the
He noted the high appreciation of the initiative of the
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shovkat Mirziyoyev to build
a school building in the liberated Fuzuli district.
The deputy foreign minister also told about the efforts of
Azerbaijan aimed at ensuring the dignified return of former IDPs to
their native lands, sustainable stability and security in the
Usmanov noted the positive dynamics of bilateral relations built
on the basis of centuries-old sincere friendship and brotherhood
and stressed that important successes have been achieved over the
past year in the direction of further developing relations in
various areas of cooperation.
He stressed Uzbekistan's continued support for the territorial
integrity of Azerbaijan.
At the meeting, an exchange of views took place on cooperation
between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan within the framework of
international organizations, as well as on regional and
international issues of mutual interest.
The importance of the mechanism of political consultations
between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries, as
well as the continuation of mutual visits and meetings, was
Previously, Usmanov held meeting with Azerbaijani Foreign
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov.
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