"Under the President's instructions, we have already started analyzing the work of both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and our diplomatic missions abroad. Serious measures will be taken to eliminate these shortcomings, Report quotes, Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, as saying.
According to him, the coordination work between the head office of the Foreign Ministry, its structural units, and foreign diplomatic missions should be seriously analyzed: "The scope of work and goals should be properly defined and focused on the main priorities set by the President."
The Minister said the Ministry's main priority would be promoting truly professional and patriotic personnel based on transparent, fair election.
On July 16, President Ilham Aliyev signed an order to appoint Jeyhun Aziz Bayramov as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan.