President Ilham Aliyev received US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Erika Olson, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting AzerTac.
They exchanged views on the normalization of relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan and negotiations on a peace treaty.
The head of state noted that the signing of a peace treaty with Armenia following the 44-day Patriotic War was Azerbaijan`s initiative, and in this regard, the country proposed five principles that would form the basis of the peace treaty.
Erika Olson emphasized that the US supports the regional peace agenda and the immediate signing of the peace treaty between Armenia and Azerbaijan. In this regard, the role of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was specially mentioned.
During the conversation, they discussed regional issues, and bilateral political relations between Azerbaijan and the United States, including cooperation in energy, renewable energy and other areas.