The European Union and Azerbaijan will soon hold another round of negotiations on a new partnership agreement, Kestutis Jankauskas, Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan told reporters on Wednesday.

Jankauskas expressed confidence that both parties will make every effort to sign a cooperation agreement in a short period of time.

The diplomat emphasized that a number of issues that have not yet been agreed upon regarding cooperation between the EU and Azerbaijan are related to the trade and economy.

Jankauskas reminded that the second round of the EU-Azerbaijan Security Dialogue was held in Baku in December 2019.

“The EU officials participated in the dialogue,” the head of the EU Delegation added. “A number of meetings were held with Azerbaijani officials. The format of further negotiations between Azerbaijan and the EU was discussed during these meetings.”