Georgian, Azerbaijani FMs discuss regional situation in phone conversation

  • Two two foreign ministers hd a phone conversation yesterday. Photo: Azerbaijani foreign ministry, 23 Jan 2021 - 10:52, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian and Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers David Zalkaliani and Jeyhun Bayramov held a phone conversation yesterday discussing the latest situation in the region as well as prospects for deepening bilateral ties. 

The Azerbaijani foreign ministry has reported that FM Bayramov has meanwhile ‘extended his heartfelt congratulations’ to his Georgian counterpart on his appointment as deputy Prime Minister and ‘wished him success in his work’.

On his part FM Zalkaliani has noted that during the phone conversation with his Azerbaijani counterpart they focused on the 'significance of maintaining peace across the region'.

Georgian PM Giorgi Gakharia has appointed FM Zalkaliani deputy prime minister on January 21. 


Meanwhile in Georgia, prosecution says that a motive has been identified in the high-profile Georgia-Azerbaijan border case, which saw two former officials detained last year for allegedly withholding materials from a border agreement with Azerbaijan under the United National Movement government in 2006-2007.