Kerry: Baku and Washington work together on behalf of security and prosperity
US Secretary of State John Kerry congratulated the citizens of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Republic Day. He noted that the United States remains committed to facilitating a resolution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
"My government values our partnership with you in the fight against violent extremism and our close collaboration on transnational issues," he said.
US Secretary of State stressed that for more than a quarter century, Azerbaijan and the US have worked together on behalf of security and prosperity in and beyond Europe.
"Azerbaijan plays a vital role as a supplier of energy to European markets, and the United States fully backs your efforts to increase regional energy diversification," Trend cited Kerry as saying.