Elmar Mammadyarov: Azerbaijan-Russia relations are strategic
Azerbaijan-Russiarelations are strategic, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov said at a briefing following a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.
Mammadyarov said: “We have a good tradition to meet every year. Last year I was in Moscow and this year Minister Lavrov visited us.”
The Minister said that the trade turnover between the countries is increasing. “We have discussed prospects for cooperation. We have also touched upon the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute,” he said.
The parties discussed cooperation matters and situation in Middle East, Ukraine and Iraq. The Minister said that Azerbaijan is waiting for proposals from France as to meeting of Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents.