Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi as part of his visit to Vienna.

The sides exchanged views on the implementation of projects in the framework of the Technical Cooperation Program with IAEA and priority directions of cooperation.

FM Mammadyarov congratulated Rafael Mariano Grossi on his appointment as the IAEA director general and invited him to visit Azerbaijan.

Rafael Mariano Grossi hailed the fruitful cooperation between Azerbaijan and the IAEA, noting the importance of further developing these ties.

Minister Elmar Mammadyarov pointed out that Azerbaijan is interested in expanding cooperation with the IAEA. For further developing the relations, the country’s interest in representation of the Azerbaijanis at the Agency was brought to the attention of the Director General.

The sides also exchanged views on the potential cooperation between IAEA and the Non-Aligned Movement during the presidency of Azerbaijan in the organization.