Mammadyarov, Çavuşoğlu and Zalkaliani hold trilateral meeting in Istanbul
The foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia held a trilateral meeting in Istanbul. Following the results of the meeting the sides have signed the Istanbul Declaration, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said.
Elmar Mammadyarov of Azerbaijan, Mevlut Cavusoglu of Turkey, and David Zalkaliani of Georgia gave a press conference on the results of the meeting, AzerTAc reported.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu noted that they held fruitful discussions on the importance of the jointly-implemented economic projects, and other issues on the agenda. He expressed his country’s support for Azerbaijan’s and Georgia’s territorial integrity.
Azerbaijani FM Elmar Mammadyarov congratulated his Turkish counterpart on the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic. He thanked the brotherly country for its fair stance on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Georgia's Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani hailed the organization of trilateral meetings in terms of further promoting cooperation between the countries.
The diplomats noted that the meeting focused on the prospects for regional cooperation on common interests, strengthening of regional stability and security, as well as the implementation of decisions made in previous meetings.