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President Aliyev signs law on establishment of Azerbaijani embassy in BiH

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed the law “On the establishment of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Bosnia and Herzegovina on June 14.

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Speaker of the House of Peoples of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Parliamentary Assembly Bakir Izetbegović have discussed the Armenian-Azerbaijani border tensions and the regional situation.

At a meeting held on June 9, Bayramov spoke with satisfaction about the friendly and cooperative relations between Azerbaijan and Bosnia and Herzegovina. He said that the continued support of the two countries for each other’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, along with respect for the basic principles of international law is at the heart of bilateral relations.

Bayramov briefed  Izetbegović on the current regional situation, especially the recent Armenian-Azerbaijani border tensions, as well as Azerbaijan’s adherence to a negotiated settlement of the existing disagreements, the landmine threat in the liberated areas, and the restoration in Karabakh.

Izetbegović stated that he paid his second visit to Azerbaijan and witnessed the development in the country. He noted that Bosnia and Herzegovina supports Azerbaijan’s position, which is based on international law. Speaking about his visit to liberated Aghdam region as part of his official visit to Azerbaijan, the speaker expressed regret about the scale of the destruction in the liberated lands. Izetbegović accentuated the importance of finding a common ground for coexistence with neighbouring countries while referring to his country as an example.

The sides also discussed prospects for the development of bilateral relations, and cooperation within international organizations, Menafn writes.

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