March 17, 2017
BAKU - Deputy Foreign Minister H.E. Hekmat Khalil Karzai met with the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Elmar Mammadyarov at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan in Baku.
Deputy Foreign Minister H.E. Hekmat Khalil Karzai thanked Republic of Azerbaijan for the warm hospitality and co-chairmanship of the Heart of Asia- Istanbul Process for 2017. He further appreciated the Republic of Azerbaijan for hosting the Senior Officials meeting of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process to be held on 17th March, 2017 in Baku. Deputy Foreign Minister cherished the active engagement of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the implementation of regional economic projects.
H.E Deputy Foreign Minister Karzai briefed about the political and security situation in Afghanistan and the achievements of Afghanistan in various sectors including economic development, political consultations, bilateral agreements, and emphasized on the importance of signing the Lapiz Lazuli corridor agreement in the near future. He reiterated the commitment of Afghanistan to further expanding of bilateral relations.
Foreign Minister of Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Elmar Mammadyarov, emphasizing on their commitment in different sectors for Afghanistan, assured that the Republic of Azerbaijan is committed to take steps to implementing their commitments for peace, stability and development in Afghanistan and the region.