Mammadyarov and Greminger hold meeting in Milan

Mammadyarov and Greminger hold meeting in Milan

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov held a meeting with the OSCE Secretary-General Thomas Greminger in the framework of the 25th session of the OSCE Ministerial Council on December 6, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry reported.

At the meeting the perspectives of the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict and cooperation opportunities between Azerbaijan and the OSCE were discussed.

Elmar Mammadyarov notified Thomas Greminger about the recent meetings held with the Armenian Foreign Minister and the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs and reiterated that these meetings were fruitful, and it was agreed to continue in near future intensive and result-oriented negotiations in the existing format. 

Responding to the question of Thomas Greminger about the OSCE's role in this regard, Mammadyarov noted the role of the OSCE in the organization of possible assessment mission to the occupied territories of Azerbaijan.

The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister stressed that the realization of the OSCE's off-budget project 'Promoting Green Ports and Connectivity in the Caspian Sea Region' prepared by the Office of the Coordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities will contribute to the diversification of energy supply from the ports of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, as well as the accession of the Central Asian states to the European markets via the Caspian Sea.

Mammadyarov and Greminger also exchanged their views on the issues of mutual interest.