Foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Palestine meet

  22 April 2013    Read: 225
Foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Palestine meet
As a part of his visit to Middle East, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Foreign Minister of Palestine Riyad Al-Maliki.

Palestine’s Foreign Minister said Palestine sees Azerbaijan as a friend country. He regarded the visit as an important step in the development of the relations between Azerbaijan and Palestine, Press service of the Foreign Ministry reported.

The sides reached an agreement on the improvement of the relations in various spheres and underlined great potential for the development of the relations.
Palestine’s Foreign Minister noted that Azerbaijan has a great influence at the international organizations, especially at the UN Security Council, Organization of Islamic Cooperation and Nonaligned Movement, and expressed his gratitude to Azerbaijan for supporting Palestine.

‘Azerbaijan supports peace in the region. Our country will continue supporting Palestine’ noted the minister.

Minister underlined that Azerbaijan supports the principle of two states.

Mammadyarov noted that Palestine has the right to become a full member of the international community. He said that he would continue supporting the Palestinians at the international organizations.
Speaking on Karabakh conflict, the minister said that would restore its territorial integrity sooner or later.

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