14 May 2019 - 23:51
The joint commission working on the demarcation of the Georgia-Azerbaijani border resumed its work today.
Chaired by the Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia Lasha Darsalia and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Deputy FM Khalaf Khalafov, the Commission held it first meeting in Baku.
The parties discussed the border delimitation process, noting that 2/3 of the border has been agreed on and now it needs further communication over the remaining sections.
Georgian Foreign Ministry reported after the meeting that that both parties stressed the importance to avoid provocations around the issue and agreed to act with the “spirit of strategic partnership”.
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry also stated that they expect “the delimitation of the state border between Azerbaijan and Georgia will be finalised shortly”.
The Commission members agreed to meet again next week.