“Azerbaijan considers cooperation with the OSCE in the field of security, economy and cooperation in these fields will be continued,” said Azerbaijani FM Jeyhun Bayramov at the press conference following the meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE Ann Linde, APA reports.
The Minister noted that new reality emerged in the region, new transit opportunities may cause significant enrichment of the dialogue between Azerbaijan and the OSCE: "As a result of the 44-day Patriotic War in response to another provocation by Armenia, Azerbaijani lands which were under occupation for 30 years have been liberated. The territorial integrity of Azerbaijan accepted in UN resolutions, OSCE decisions has been restored. The situation created in the region creates a fertile opportunity for the establishment of a new safety format, expanding cooperation between countries. Azerbaijan supports the Helsinki Final Act, normalization of relations between the countries on the basis of territorial integrity and inviolability of borders. The statements dated November 10, 2020, and January 11, 2021, ensures the establishment of peace in the region. Projects implemented between the OSCE and Azerbaijan may give an important contribution to the stabilization of relations in this direction. There are significant opportunities in post-war mine clearance, building trust between communities and other areas”.