Head of the Foreign Affairs Department at the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan Hikmat Hajiyev delivered a speech on Azerbaijan’s Foreign Policy Priorities under New Realities at the Royal Institute of International Affairs – Chatham House, APA reports.
A senior fellow with Carnegie Europe, specializing in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus region Tom de Waal also attended the event.
H. Hajiyev spoke about the fundamental principles of Azerbaijan's foreign policy, the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the leading role, development and important projects of Azerbaijan in the region.
He noted the regional leadership and successful development of Azerbaijan under the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev and the fundamental reforms being implemented in the country.
H. Hajiyev gave a detailed report on the non-constructive position of Armenia, its illegal activities in the occupied Azerbaijani territories and escalation of the situation along the line of contact. During 2 hours of discussions, the head of the department answered many questions of the audience.
Note that "Chatham House" is one of the world's leading centers of international relations. It has a significant impact on international public opinion.