On May 28, 2022, Zacharie Gross, French ambassador to Azerbaijan was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan. the MFA told APA.
Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov protested to the French ambassador over the May 27 meeting of Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo with a so-called representative of an illegal organization in the Azerbaijani territory.
The ambassador was informed that this step taken by the French official against the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan is in clear contradiction with French legislation and the country's international obligations, as well as damage to French-Azerbaijani relations.
It was stressed that the illegal and irresponsible behavior of the Paris mayor is not in line with the peace and confidence-building measures after the war in the region.