“For the first time, a partner country proposed a partnership project with member countries. This is a bit complicated process, however, we hope everything will go smoothly. We planned to finalize the negotiations on a new agreement before the Brussels summit which is due to take place in November,” he said.
The minister noted that Azerbaijan and the EU are currently holding the next round of talks.
“There will be a meeting on an open skies agreement in October. This will probably be the last meeting,” Mammadyarov said. “At the moment, cooperation between the parties is rapidly developing. There are a number of issues within the framework of bilateral relations.”
Azerbaijan is a strategic partner with 10 EU countries and is preparing to sign a strategic partnership document with some others, the minister added.
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