Posted on 10.03.2011 in Azerbaijan, News

Azerbaijan: 10.03.2011 Azerbaijan and EU plan next round of talks

The date for the next round of talks on an association agreement between Azerbaijan and the European Union has been set for 18 March.

“The association agreement between the European Commission and Azerbaijan will be signed when the European Commission considers the results of the negotiations between the sides acceptable,” said Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev.

European Commission, Brussels; photo by Stuart Chalmers

European Commission, Brussels; photo by Stuart Chalmers

Mr. Mammad-Guliyev confirmed that that the next round of talks would be held in Brussels on 18 March and that opinions of both sides are to be presented during negotiations. Talks on an association agreement between Azerbaijan and the EU began on 16 July 2010. The agreement is being prepared within the framework of the Eastern Partnership and the talks cover four main areas: political dialogue and reform; foreign and security policy; justice, freedom and security; and economic and trade cooperation.

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Newz.AZ