16 March 2022 17:13 (UTC+04:00)
By Vugar Khalilov
Baku and Amsterdam held their subsequent spherical of political consultations on March 15, the Azerbaijani International Ministry has reported.
The delegations, led by Azerbaijani Deputy International Minister Khalaf Khalafov and Dutch International Ministry Director-Basic for Political Affairs Thijs van der Plas, mentioned future cooperation and regional points through the consultations.
On the assembly, the edges mentioned the present state of relations between the 2 international locations and exchanged views on prospects for cooperation. It was famous that there are broad potential alternatives for bilateral commerce and financial relations.
It was famous that the 2 international locations will mark the thirtieth anniversary of diplomatic relations in April 2022, in addition to the achievements made in all areas, together with political, cultural, and humanitarian, throughout this time.
The events emphasised the significance of holding political consultations between their respective overseas ministries and expressed curiosity in persevering with political cooperation.
Moreover, Khalafov briefed the Dutch delegation on the 44-day conflict with Armenia in 2020, the trilateral statements signed to finish the battle, the regional scenario, notably the destruction dedicated by Armenia within the liberated lands, and Azerbaijan’s reconstruction actions on these territories
The events additionally mentioned different matters of mutual curiosity, akin to regional and worldwide safety, in addition to the scenario in Ukraine.
Throughout his go to, Khalafov met the chairman of the Dutch Senate’s standing committee on overseas affairs, defence and growth, Ernest Bastiaan von Apeldoorn, and mentioned prospects for the event of bilateral relations.
It ought to be famous that the commerce turnover between Azerbaijan and the Netherlands amounted to $127.4 million in 2021, with export amounting to $39.6 million and import to $87.7 million.