Azerbaijani FM: Armenia failed to fulfill commitment on Karabakh settlement since accession to Council of Europe
- 04 October 2017
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on Wednesday received Ambassador Zoltan Hernyes, the newly appointed representative of Council of Europe to Azerbaijan.
Minister Mammadyarov congratulated Zoltan Hernyes on his appointment and wished him every success in his future activities, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA.
The sides exchanged views on the implementation of the "Council of Europe - Azerbaijan Action Plan" and other practical projects. It was noted that Azerbaijan closely cooperates with the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and relevant monitoring committees.
During the meeting, Mammadyarov recalled that Armenia still has not fulfilled its commitment on peaceful settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict since accession to the Council of Europe. Furthermore, the minister mentioned the case of "Chiragov and others v. Armenia" and touched upon the issue of non-enforcement of the judgment of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights.
Hernyes noted that he would spare no efforts to contribute to further enhancement of relations between Azerbaijan and Council of Europe during his diplomatic mission.
Further the sides exchanged views on issues of mutual interest.