Azeri Press Agency
November 15, 2022

Azerbaijan has a platform of close cooperation with NATO: President Ilham Aliyev

“Azerbaijan has a platform of close cooperation with NATO,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in a press statement with the President of Albania Bajram Begaj….

“We have actively participated in NATO operations in Afghanistan for many years. We were among the first non-NATO countries to join the…mission. We were among the last two countries to leave Afghanistan – the last two countries were Turkiye and Azerbaijan. All other NATO members left before us. So I want to say that this is also a manifestation of our responsibility. Albania as a member of NATO has always given great support for NATO-Azerbaijan relations. This is why I am grateful to you,” added head of state.

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Azeri Press Agency
November 16, 2022

Karen Donfried: “Security cooperation with Azerbaijan is one of the US national security priorities”

We are committed to the development of priority areas of bilateral relations with Azerbaijan, such as security, economic growth, democracy, and human rights, said Karen Donfried, U.S Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs during the hearing held in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee….

She stated that Azerbaijan responded quickly to the September 11 attacks and provided financial and military support to US operations in Afghanistan: “Azerbaijan took an early step by providing financial and military assistance. It contributed to the security of Afghanistan’s Kabul International Airport until its withdrawal in 2021. One of our national security priorities is security cooperation with Azerbaijan.”

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