Azerbaijan, US mark 30th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry has hosted an event marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and the United States.
The leadership of Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry and the officials and employees of the US Embassy in Baku attended the event.
Speaking at the event, Deputy Foreign Minister Elnur Mammadov noted that relations between Azerbaijan and the United States have developed within the principles of mutual respect and cooperation over the past 30 years. He highlighted the development of bilateral relations in many areas. Mammadov drew the participants’ attention to the possible role of the United States in the implementation of major projects in the liberated territories in the post-conflict phase.
US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Lee Litzenberger noted that over the past 30 years, relations between Azerbaijan and the United States have covered various areas, including the rule of law, economy, energy and security, and that the two countries have established partnerships in these areas. He hailed Azerbaijan`s contribution to many international peacekeeping operations and the activities of Azerbaijani peacekeepers in ensuring security in Afghanistan. Litzenberger said the United States will continue to be a reliable partner in maintaining stability and prosperity in the future.
The participants then viewed the exhibition dedicated to the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and the United States.