“Azerbaijan strategically plays an important role as a bridge between the East and West” SIA reports that Foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier told this at a joint briefing with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier also noted that Germany intends to strengthen cooperation with the countries participating in the EU Eastern Partnership programme, including Azerbaijan.
According to German FM Azerbaijan strategically plays an important role as a bridge between the East and West and is very important country for us in terms of energy. “ We have extensive economic ties. The Southern Gas Corridor is a very pretentious project and opens up great prospects for bilateral cooperation.” Steinmeier stressed.
In his turn Azerbaijan FM Elmar Mammadyarov added that at the private and expanded meeting with the German FM, we discussed the issues of mutual interest.