The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov, discussed the peace treaty with Armenia with US State Department’s Senior Advisor for Caucasus Negotiations Philip Reeker, Report informs, citing the Azerbaijani MFA.

During the meeting, the sides discussed the Azerbaijan-Armenia normalization process, the bilateral negotiations on the elements of the peace agreement, including the Washington meeting, and the issues arising from it, the current situation on the opening of communications, and the delimitation process.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov pointed out that Armenia has not yet fulfilled its obligations within the tripartite statement, has not fully withdrawn its forces from the territories of Azerbaijan, continues planting landmines, and abuses the Lachin road for its illegal military activities contrary to its obligations. He emphasized that it is necessary to prevent the mentioned destructive steps. At the same time, the minister informed the US official about Azerbaijan’s views on the reintegration of Armenian residents living in Karabakh.

Philip Reeker said that the US side is ready to support the normalization process by all means. He pointed out that the negotiations on the elements of the peace treaty are important, and it is necessary to ensure peace and tranquility in the region.

The sides also exchanged views on various aspects of the bilateral cooperation agenda and other issues of mutual interest.