US Secretary of State called President of Azerbaijan

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on November 27 called Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev.

This was reported by the press service of the head of the Azerbaijani state.

According to the statement, during the conversation, Ilham Aliyev noted that the recent statements and steps of the United States regarding Azerbaijan caused serious damage to Azerbaijani-American relations.

According to the president, the statements of US Secretary of State James O’Brien to Azerbaijan at the hearing of the subcommittee of the Sub -Committee for Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives are biased, do not reflect reality and are rejected by Azerbaijan.

It was emphasized that the Azerbaijani side took into account the transfer of bilateral meetings and high -level contacts from the United States with respect to Azerbaijan, and the statement that “our bilateral relations cannot be” like before, “and adequately answered this.

President Ilham Aliyev recalled that in connection with this, the Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry made a statement on November 16, and the Azerbaijani side, for its part, canceled high -level visits from the USA.

Anthony Blinken asked President Azerbaijan to allow the assistant to US Secretary of State James O’Brien to make a visit to Azerbaijan to normalize relations.

Azerbaijani leader agreed with this proposal, provided that after this visit an unreasonable ban on traveling high -ranking officials of Azerbaijan in the USA will be lifted.

During the negotiations, the parties held the exchange of views regarding the next meeting of the delimitation of the state border, which will be held on November 30 at the Azerbaijani-Armenian conditional border.

The President of Azerbaijan brought to the attention of Blinken to drag Armenia for 70 days of response to the text of a peace treaty. On the proposals that the Azerbaijani side presented to Armenia on September 11, 2023 in connection with the text of a peace treaty, the Armenian side presented the response on November 21. It is noted that such a delay once again demonstrates that Armenia uses the text of a peace treaty as an excuse to delay the negotiation process.