Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the margins of the 28th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Stockholm, Report has learnt from the Foreign Ministry.
The sides discussed the development of cooperation on the bilateral cooperation agenda, including in the economic, energy, security, and other fields.
Jeyhun Bayramov filled his counterpart in on the regional situation after the signing of the November 10, 2020, trilateral statement, the scale of destruction in the liberated areas, the threat of mines, the causes of tension at the border, the restoration and reconstruction work in the liberated areas.
During the conversation, Azerbaijan's contribution to the energy sector as both an initiator and executor of important oil and gas projects, as well as an important factor in the European Union's energy security was underlined.
The US official praised cooperation with Azerbaijan on international peace and security issues, including Azerbaijan's activities in Afghanistan.
Azerbaijan’s role in combating organized crime, terrorism, drug trafficking, threats, and obstacles to peace and security was stressed.
The sides discussed regional and global issues of mutual interest.