Baku and Prague discuss future relations and regional security issues

By Vugar Khalilov

Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and the new Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Azerbaijan Milan Sedlacek discussed the prospects for relations, as well as regional security issues, reports Azernews, according to the ministry.

Noting that Azerbaijan attaches importance to the development of relations with the Czech Republic, Bayramov said that there is a high level of political dialogue and mutual understanding between our countries. He pointed out that the Czech Republic is one of the nine EU member states with which Azerbaijan has established strategic partnership relations.

Bayramov briefed the new ambassador on the post-conflict situation in the region, rehabilitation and construction efforts in the liberated regions, concerns about the execution of trilateral agreements and Azerbaijan’s efforts to normalize relations with the ‘Armenia.

He spoke about Azerbaijan’s approach to ensuring regional peace and stability, which is based on strict adherence to international legal standards.

The minister said that Azerbaijan is ready to provide adequate support to the new ambassador during his diplomatic activities in the country and wished him good luck.

Bayramov accepted a copy of Ambassador Milan Sedlacek’s credentials and congratulated him on his appointment.

Sedlacek, for his part, thanked the minister for his congratulations. He said that in his previous positions he had worked in the nearby area.

The Ambassador said that there is significant potential for the growth of the bilateral relationship and that he will do everything possible to capitalize on this potential.

The parties agreed on the need for ongoing political talks between the two nations and shared their views on the potential for cooperation in various fields, including economy, transport, energy and humanitarian.

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