US diplomat: Foundation of US-Azerbaijan relationship remains unchanged

US diplomat: Foundation of US-Azerbaijan relationship remains unchanged
# 21 January 2015 16:01 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. “The foundation of the US-Azerbaijan relationship remains unchanged”, said the Charge d'Affaires of the US Embassy in Azerbaijan Dereck Hogan, commenting on the recent critical statements of Azerbaijan regarding the US.

“The United States and Azerbaijan are committed to work together in a number of areas of bilateral importance, including regional security, the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as well as the fight against terrorism and the field of economic development. We cooperate with Azerbaijan in the fields of economic diversification and development. The other area is democracy that we will continue to work with the Azerbaijani state and society,” he said.

The diplomat said there can be divergences in some areas of bilateral relations. “Joint work is required in order to achieve progress in those areas, and we are ready to continue our cooperation with Azerbaijan,” he added.

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