Turkey’s new FM meets senior Azarbaijani official as first work

The official’s visit to Turkey comes before Azerbaijan and Armenia summit.

azimov-davutogluNew Foreign Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu received Azerbaijan’s deputy Foreign Minister Araz Azimov as his first guest.

Azarbaijan’s ambassador to Turkey, Zakir Hasimov, accompanied Azimov during the visit.

A statement was not released after the meeting between Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Azerbaijan’s deputy Foreign Minister Araz Azimov, but press members were allowed to take pictures.

Before leaving his post to Davutoglu, Ali Babacan said the political consultation period among 6 countries, including Turkey and Armania, would start in a couple of weeks.

Azimov who is responsible for Nagarno-Karabagh and energy issues among other things, evaluated regional developments during the meeting with Davutoglu.

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliev and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan will meet in Prag over Nagorno-Karabakh in a land occupied by Armenian soldiers during the energy summit that will be held on may 7-8.

Azimov’s visit to Turkey comes before this summit.

Source:  www.worldbulletin.net, 04 May 2009