Azerbaijan could consider EEU membership after solving the Karabakh issue: FM

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has not excluded the perspective of Azerbaijan’s joining the Eurasian Economic Union, but only after the settlement of territorial disputes in Armenia, RIA Novosti reports.

“Never say never. We should keep all perspective in mind,” Mammadyarov said in an interview with Rossia 24.

According to him, the current Azerbaijani leadership is considering its foreign policy doctrine, proceeding from its

“One of the components of the Eurasian Economic Union is the free trade zone. But we can’t co-exist within this union with, say, Armenia. If the borders are opened, if there is a normalization of the situation, if there is an economic component between Armenia and Azerbaijan, who knows what will happen tomorrow.

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