Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov today received the Representative of the European Union (EU) in Azerbaijan, Ambassador Kestudis Jankauskas, on the occasion of the completion of his diplomatic mission, the Foreign Ministry told Report.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov praised Ambassador Kestudis Jankauskas’ professional, purposeful and successful work during his tenure as the EU representative in Azerbaijan and thanked him for his contribution to the development of relations between Azerbaijan and the EU.

Ambassador Kestudis Jankauskas thanked for the support provided to him during his tenure. He noted that the EU is interested in the development of the region in peace and friendship. He stressed the importance of taking advantage of new opportunities for cooperation in the EU-Azerbaijan partnership.

The sides also exchanged views on the latest developments in the EU, including high-level visits to Azerbaijan over the past month and prospects for cooperation, preparations for the upcoming summit of the Eastern Partnership countries, and other issues.