Dec 20, 2017, 7:19 PM
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Azeri FM: Tehran, Baku cooperation on energy to expand

Baku, Dec 20, IRNA – Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Republic Elmar Mammadyarov said on Wednesday cooperation between Tehran and Baku in the field of energy is to be expanded.

He added that the two sides intend to make optimum use of the existing capacities in the fields of energy, transport and tourism.

In a joint press conference with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts, Mammadyarov said at the 5th ministerial meeting a joint statement was signed, which was common political stances on Quds City, and expansion of trilateral cooperation in the fields of economy and culture.

'We considered the issue of Palestine and Quds in the trilateral meeting,' he continued that the three countries cannot accept the recent US decision to this form and in this connection a draft resolution was submitted to the UN General Assembly and the three countries are to vote positive to the resolution.

He added that President Aliyev stated Azerbaijan Republic stance on Quds in Istanbul meeting and called for revision of US president Trump decision.

Concerning Karabakh dispute, Mammadyarov said that in the mid-January the new round of talks between foreign ministers of Azerbaijan Republic and Armenia will be held.

'Our former negotiation in Vienna took eight hours', he said.

The 5th trilateral foreign ministers meeting of Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan Republic was held in Baku on Wednesday and by issuing a statement wrapped up its work.

The next meeting will be held in Turkey.

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