Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton today met Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov. Both countries expressed commitment to broaden and deepen their relationship on adddressing global issues
“It’s a real pleasure for me to welcome my colleague here in Washington once again. The minister and I have had the great opportunity of meeting on numerous occasions in the last two-plus years of the Obama Administration.”-Ms. Clinton
Ms. Clinton underscored the strategic importance of the relationship between the United States and Azerbaijan and the range of issues that both countrie are working on together – bilateral issues, regional issues, even global issues.
According to Ms. Clinton, United States and Azerbaijan are committed to continuing to work through the Minsk Group to try to resolve the longstanding conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.