BELGRADE (Halbeeg News) – Somalia and Azerbaijan have agreed to promote their bilateral relations thanks to a meeting between Somali trade minister, Khalif Abdi Omar and Azerbaijan foreign minister Jeyhun Bayramov on the sidelines of a high-level meeting marking the 60th anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Belgrade.
Early this week, a delegation led by minister, Khalif had reached Belgrade to NAM. During their stay in Serbia, Somali delegation will also meet several world leaders.
In a statement, Azerbaijan foreign ministry said the two ministers discussed wide range issues including the historic relations of the two countries and the successful continuation of political dialogue.
“Following long discussion, the officials emphasized the need to scale up the cooperation between the countries and improve bilateral trade level for the betterment of the two countries,” the ministry said.
According to the statement, Minister Khalif praised Azerbaijan’s successful chairmanship of the NAM and the initiatives of global importance put forward by the President of Azerbaijan as the chairman of the NAM in the fight against the pandemic.
Khalif stressed the importance of the special session of the General Assembly dedicated to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, initiated by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.