Azerbaijani and American relations are based on mutual trust and cooperation
March 24, 2022 12:11 (UTC+04:00)
Azerbaijan’s prestige on the international scene, the importance and role of the country in international relations, the process of solving problems in the field of security and energy are increasing.
“The grandiose victory won in the 44-day war between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Karabakh drew the attention of the whole world to Azerbaijan,” Azerbaijani MP Elshan Musayev told Trend.
“The country’s strength and leadership in the region has been recognized by everyone,” Musayev added. “According to the congratulatory letter sent by US President Joe Biden to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the eve of the Novruz holiday, the United States is interested in continuing strategic cooperation with Azerbaijan and developing relations.”
The deputy said that in this letter special attention and sympathy of the United States and the American people for Azerbaijan are expressed on behalf of the American president and this is a pleasant fact.
Musayev added that afterwards, President Ilham Aliyev also sent a letter to President Biden, in which he stressed the importance of joint efforts for the further development of cooperation, having great potential for the interests of both countries and Peoples.
“The liberation of historic Azerbaijani lands from almost thirty years of occupation by Armenia was also highlighted in this letter,” the MP said. “Following the letter, Azerbaijan has independently implemented the corresponding UN resolutions that have not been complied with during this period.”
Emphasizing Azerbaijan’s balanced foreign policy, the MP added that in all his statements the President declares that Azerbaijan is interested in normal relations with all countries.
“At the same time, Azerbaijan acts as one of the main guarantors of peace and democracy through its international activity, leadership in the Non-Aligned Movement and useful global initiatives,” Musayev said.
The MP said that therefore the authority of Azerbaijan is growing day by day.
“Azerbaijan has good relations with Western countries and especially with the United States,” Musayev said. “These relationships are based on mutual trust and cooperation.”
The deputy said that the points underlined in the letters of the presidents of the two countries make it possible to say that the relations between Azerbaijan and the United States are at the highest level and that there are no obstacles to their development.
Another Azerbaijani MP Jeyhun Mammadov also expressed his opinion on this topic.
Mammadov said that a number of important points were outlined, Azerbaijan’s role in ensuring security and peace in the region was highly appreciated in the US President’s letter to President Aliyev.
The MP underlined Azerbaijan’s long-term cooperation with the West, especially with the United States, in many areas.
“This is also evident in security-related issues,” Mammadov said. “Azerbaijan has always made a great contribution to the peace process in Afghanistan. Azerbaijani servicemen actively participated in the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan within the framework of NATO.
The MP stressed that Azerbaijan is doing everything to achieve peace in the region, contributes to the process of preserving and ensuring security in the South Caucasus, while Armenia is not interested in ensuring peace in the region and that it should abandon this policy.
“Today, important processes are underway in the region and in the world,” Mammadov added. “The further strengthening of cooperation between countries is of particular importance.”
Speaking about the relations between the United States and Azerbaijan in the coming period, the MP expressed his confidence in their further development with a great contribution to strengthening the security of both countries.
“Azerbaijan is fully ready to develop mutual cooperation and ties,” Mammadov said. “The country is taking consistent steps in this area.”
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