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Azeri FM visits Kuwait, signs MoU

21 January 2007 [23:19] - TODAY.AZ
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah said on Sunday that he discussed with visiting Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov a host of issues including Islamic, Caspian sea and Gulf developments.

Elaborating, he told newsmen that the official discussions touched on Azeri issues including the continued Armenian occupation of the Nagorno Karabakh enclave as well as developments in Iraq, Palestine and Iran. Sheikh Mohammad underlined the importance of Azerbaijan that chairs currently the OIC Foreign Ministers Council.

On meetings of the Azeri minister during his first visit to the country, Sheikh Mohammad referred to his encounters with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah earlier on Sunday.

In turn, Mammadyarov said he was honored to convey an invitation from Azeri President Ilham Aliyev to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to visit his country.

He added that his encounters with His Highness the Amir and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, focused on ways to enhance bilateral ties at all levels.

He expressed thanks and appreciation for Kuwait's support for his nation, namely for the refugees of the dispute with Armenia.

Foreign Ministries of the State of Kuwait and the Republic of Azerbaijan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on enhancing mutual cooperation as well as coordination of stances on regional and international issues.

During the signing ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed for State of Kuwait and Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov signed for Azerbaijan.

The Kuwaiti-Azeri official session of talks was held at the foreign ministry's headquarters here and attended by Foreign Undersecretary Khaled Al-Jarallah, Europe Department Director Sheikh Ali Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, KFAED director General Hisham Al-Wgayyan and Azeri Ambassador here. KUNA

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