US reiterates commitment to supporting Azerbaijan’s efforts to bolster European energy security
The US remains committed to supporting Azerbaijan’s efforts to diversify its economy and bolster European energy security, said Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Erika Olson.
Olson made the statement on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Azerbaijan, News.Az reports.
“As we look to the future, we remain committed to supporting Azerbaijan’s efforts to diversify its economy and bolster European energy security, just as we look forward to bolstering commercial, educational, and cultural links between our two countries. We remain committed to supporting Azerbaijan’s efforts to strengthen respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. We will work with Azerbaijan and others in the region to build the foundations for lasting peace,” the State Department official said.
“As we observe this milestone anniversary in our diplomatic relations, we are not just looking back, but also forward. We have been partners for 30 years – and I am confident our partnership will carry us into the decades ahead. We look forward to working with Azerbaijan on a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future for all,” she added.