Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has received the new head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Peter Michalko,
Ambassador Peter Michalko presented a copy of his credentials to Jeyhun Bayramov.
The minister congratulated the EU representative on his appointment and expressed confidence that he would contribute to the further development of relations between Azerbaijan and the EU.
The sides exchanged views on the existing fruitful cooperation between the EU and Azerbaijan, including recent high-level visits to Azerbaijan, preparations for the upcoming Eastern Partnership meetings, a new agreement that will form the legal basis for bilateral relations.
The officials also discussed various issues on the agenda of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the EU, including the implementation of projects in the energy sector and the expansion of collaboration in this field.
Michalko said that Azerbaijan is an important partner for the European Union, and he will spare no effort to develop these relations in all areas.
Bayramov informed the EU ambassador about Armenia's aggression against Azerbaijan and its consequences, unconstructive approach to resolving the conflict over the past 28 years, the liberation of the Azerbaijani territories thanks to the Second Karabakh War, restoration and construction work in these lands, and future development plans.
The sides also exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest.