Russian ambassador presents copy of his credentials to Azerbaijani FM

Newly-appointed Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Azerbaijan Mikhail Bocharnikov has handed a copy of his credentials to Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.

Minister Mammadyarov congratulated the ambassador on his appointment and wished him every success in his diplomatic mission.

Ambassador Mikhail Bocharnikov said that he will spare no efforts to further develop traditional friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Russia during his tenure.

The sides hailed the development of relations between Azerbaijan and Russia in the spirit of good neighborhood, friendship and mutual understanding at the level of strategic partnership. The prospects of cooperation in political, economic-commerce, cultural-humanitarian and other spheres were reviewed. It was emphasized that cooperation among the regions play a particular role in furthering bilateral ties.

They also exchanged views on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, legal status of the Caspian Sea and cooperation within the international organizations.