The 11th consular consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia were held in Baku on June 25, Report informs, citing Azerbaijan’s MFA.

The Azerbaijani delegation was led by the head of the consular department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Emil Safarov, and the delegation of Russia was headed by the director of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Aleksey Klimov.

Officials of the Ministry of Justice and the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan also participated in the meeting.

During their consultations, the parties exchanged views on the current situation and development prospects of consular cooperation between the two countries, as well as the possibilities of signing bilateral documents in the field and digitizing consular services.

Moreover, the parties discussed the protection of the rights and freedoms of the citizens of the two countries and the provision of consular assistance to them. They also underlined the importance of joint measures to strengthen relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation in justice, migration, education and other important areas.

At the end of the negotiations, the protocol of the meeting was signed by the heads of the delegations of the two countries.