US Assistant Secretary expresses support for Azerbaijan's COP29 efforts

  28 June 2024    Read: 742
  US Assistant Secretary expresses support for Azerbaijan

The United States has officially expressed its support for Azerbaijan in successfully hosting the 29th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP29), James O'Brien, the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, said a press briefing in Baku on Friday, reports. 

The US strongly supported the role that Azerbaijan plays in this agreement, he said, adding that Washington provided as much consultation and technical support as it could.

O'Brien believes that climate change is a key issue for the entire world, and that this meeting provides an opportunity to make real progress in addressing some issues that are important for accelerating the transition to renewable fuels and mitigating the effects of climate change.

He said the US is encouraged by Azerbaijan's progress in this direction.

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