2018-07-12
No:171/18, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov met with their counterparts from the United States of America
Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov met with the United States of America Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis on the margins of the NATO Summit in Brussels on July 12. Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia Wess Mitchell, Senior National Security Council Director Fiona Hill, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States Elin Suleymanov and Acting Head of Mission of Azerbaijan to NATO Gaya Mammadov also participated in the meeting.

The sides expressed satisfaction with the level of partnership between Azerbaijan and the United States. Minister Elmar Mammadyarov emphasized the importance of support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Azerbaijan in the Communique of the NATO Summit meeting in Brussels.

During the discussion the sides exchanged views on regional issues and United States expressed gratitude to Azerbaijan for support provided to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan and fight against terrorism.

Minister Elmar Mammadyarov briefed his counterpart on the meeting with Armenian Foreign Minister in Brussels on July 11 with the participation of the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group.

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov invited the respective counterparts from the United States to Azerbaijan and they accepted the invitation.


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