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BAKU, November 18. /TASS/. Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Maedyarov has accepted the invitation from France to have a ministerial meeting on Nagorno Karabakh in the framework of the OSCE foreign ministers council due in Hamburg on December 8, press service of the Azerbaijani foreign ministry said on Friday.
"Minister Elmar Mamedyarov has accepted the invitation from France to have a meeting at the level of foreign ministers in the "3+2" format (co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group and foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia) on December 8 in Hamburg," the foreign ministry said.
During the working visit to Paris, the foreign minister met Jean-Marc Ayrault, France’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. "The sides discussed the current status and perspectives of bilateral relationship in political, economic, cultural and educational fields, as well as the latest development of cooperation between the regions of Azerbaijan and France. They expressed their satisfaction with the positive and consistent development of Azerbaijani-French relations along all of these areas," the ministry said.
"Reflecting on Azerbaijan’s relations with the European Union, the Ministers welcomed the recent decision on granting mandate to the European Commission to launch negotiations with Azerbaijan on a new strategic partnership agreement in Brussels by the EU Council and reiterated their conviction that this decision will give a new impetus to the enhancement of our country’s ties with the EU on the basis of mutual interest in a goal oriented manner," Azerbaijan’s foreign ministry said. "Ministers also had an exchange of views on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno Karabakh conflict and the perspectives of negotiations process. They reaffirmed the importance of continuing the negotiations process on a logical and result-oriented basis to achieve the political settlement of the conflict soon."