Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina discuss prospects for development of bilateral ties

  10 June 2021    Read: 121
Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina discuss prospects for development of bilateral ties

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has met with Speaker of the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegović, who is on an official visit to the country, the Foreign Ministry told 

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov hailed the friendship and cooperation between Azerbaijan and Bosnia and Herzegovina. He noted that the continued support of the two countries for each other's sovereignty and territorial integrity, along with respect for the basic principles of international law is at the heart of bilateral relations.

Bakir Izetbegović stated that he paid his second visit to Azerbaijan and witnessed the development in the country. He noted that Bosnia and Herzegovina supports Azerbaijan's position, which is based on international law. Speaking about his visit to the city of Aghdam as part of his official visit toAzerbaijan, the speaker expressed regret about the scale of destruction in these areas. Bakir Izetbegović emphasized the importance of finding a common ground for coexistence with neighbouring countries while referring to his country as an example.

The Azerbaijani FM highlighted the current situation in the region, especially the recent tensions at the border, as well as Azerbaijan's adherence to a negotiated settlement of the existing disagreements, the threat of landmines in the liberated areas, and restoration and reconstruction process.

The sides also discussed prospects for the development of bilateral relations, and cooperation within international organizations.

It was underscored that reciprocal opening of embassies in both countries will have a positive impact on the development of bilateral relations.

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