Azerbaijan, Paraguay discuss bilateral relations, regional issues [PHOTO]

By Vugar Khalilov

Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov discussed bilateral relations and regional issues with the Paraguayan parliamentary delegation in Baku on June 13, Azernews reports, citing the ministry.

Welcoming the Paraguayan delegation led by the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Chamber of Deputies, as well as the Chairman of the Paraguay-Azerbaijan Friendship Group Walter Enrique Harms Sespedes and the Chairman of the Paraguay-Azerbaijan Friendship Group in the Senate Lucas Orlando Aquino Jara, Bayramov expressed satisfaction with the level of bilateral relations. The minister underlined that Azerbaijan highly appreciates the development of relations with Paraguay.

“Had an interesting discussion with the delegation of the Parliament of Paraguay Walter Enrique Harms Sespedes and Lucas Orlando Aquino Jara. We exchanged views on the prospects of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Paraguay, highlighted the role of parliamentary diplomacy and stressed the strict observance of international law by both states,” Bayramov wrote on his Twitter account.

Bayramov recalled that the visits of the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister to Paraguay in 2019, as well as the Deputy Minister in 2022, and the meetings held in this regard have contributed to bilateral relations.

The Minister said that inter-parliamentary friendship groups, as well as parliamentary diplomacy, play a vital role in the development of bilateral relations. The main actions of the members of the Paraguay-Azerbaijan Friendship Group in matters related to Azerbaijan, as well as the acceptance by the Paraguayan Parliament of a resolution relating to the Khojaly genocide, were noted with gratitude.

Bayramov also briefed Paraguayan lawmakers on the tragic results of the former Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, new realities in the region after the 44-day war with Armenia in 2020, and restoration and reconstruction works, as well as peacebuilding efforts, led by Azerbaijan. In the region.

Recalling the participation of the two young Paraguayan diplomats in the training program in Azerbaijan, Bayramov said that such exchanges are beneficial for the development of bilateral relations.

For their part, the members of the Paraguayan delegation welcomed the visit to Azerbaijan and the meetings that took place there, as well as the visit to the liberated territories, stressing the importance of this visit to learn about the situation in the country on field.

It was underlined that Paraguay has always respected the norms and principles of international law and therefore supported the correct position of Azerbaijan. The guests expressed their enthusiasm for expanding relations with Azerbaijan and underlined the importance of the visit in identifying possible areas of collaboration. During the meeting, the parties also discussed other issues of common interest.

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