On December 9, 2022, Azerbaijan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov met with Fergus Auld, the ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Azerbaijan, APA reports citing the Press Service of Azerbaijan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
At the meeting, satisfaction was expressed with the bilateral and multilateral cooperation between Azerbaijan and the United Kingdom, and the issues of cooperation between the two countries in energy, transport-transit, education and other fields were discussed in detail.
It was emphasized that the achievements achieved in the economic field between our countries are quite significant and Great Britain is the largest foreign direct investor in Azerbaijan.
The minister also informed the counterpart about the process of normalization of Azerbaijan-Armenia relations, as well as the reconstruction and restoration works carried out in our territories freed from occupation. At the same time, mine threats in the region and the facts of non-fulfillment of tripartite declarations and agreements reached by Armenia were brought to attention.
Ambassador Fergus Auld expressed his satisfaction with the close cooperation and partnership between our countries since independence. He said that the cooperation between the two countries continues successfully and that there are wide prospects in energy, alternative energy, education, high technologies and a number of other directions. Azerbaijan has made a significant contribution to Europe's energy security. The ambassador pointed out that the efforts to eliminate the current mine threat and the support given to Azerbaijan in the field of territory clearance will continue.
At the meeting, the parties also exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest.