Richard Morningstar: Relations between the U.S. and Azerbaijan are strong and multi-faceted

Richard Morningstar: Relations between the U.S. and Azerbaijan are strong and multi-faceted
# 13 September 2012 21:56 (UTC +04:00)
That the meeting began with a minute silence in memory of those killed in Libya, four employees of the U.S. Embassy.

In his speech, Ambassador Morningstar thanked Azerbaijan and other countries for their support in this matter.

He noted that the Azerbaijani-American cooperation covering mainly the area of security, energy, internal reforms. The ambassador said that the ties between the U.S. and Azerbaijan are strong and multi-faceted.

In his view, the United States and Azerbaijan should continue cooperation in security, not only in the region but also in other parts of the world. Morningstar praised the role of Azerbaijan in the UN Security Council.

He stressed the "interest in resolving the Karabakh conflict." According to him, the US-Azerbaijan cooperation in the energy sector contributes to the stability of the region. The Ambassador noted that the U.S. will continue to support the strengthening of the energy sector of Azerbaijan.

The event was attended by officials of the Azerbaijani government, MPs, diplomats accredited in Azerbaijan, representatives of religious denominations and political parties.






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