April 26 2008
Azerbaijani ambassador to Great Britain meets with members of House of
26 April 2008 [11:41] – Today.Az
Azerbaijani ambassador to Great Britain Fahraddin Gurbanov held
individual meetings with members of the House of Lords of the British
Parliament Lord Hilton and Baroness Simons on April 23 and 24.
The due information was provided by a source from the Azerbaijani
embassy to Great Britain, according to Day.Az.
The sides shared views regarding the existing contacts between the
countries and issues of mutual concern.
The ambassador informed the members of the House of Lords about the
processes ongoing in the country and the region as well as of projects
of regional importance.
During the meetings ambassador Gurbanov spoke of the history of the
Armenian-Azerbaijan conflict over Nagorno Karabakh, continuing efforts
in the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group in the direction of peaceful
resolution, as well as on regional cooperation and in the sphere of
integration, especially on cooperation, carried out in the framework
Moreover, the ambassador also informed about the arrangements, held
for regulation of oil revenues in Azerbaijan and stressed formation of
a separate State Oil Fund.
Lord Hilton and Baroness Simons noted that the conflict resolution
will have a positive impact on regional integration processes and drew
attention of the ambassador to the importance of cooperation between
Azerbaijan and Great Britain in all spheres.
During the meeting the sides stressed need for the further expansion
of parliamentary relations between the two countries.