As previously reported, Hikmet Hajiyev, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan and Head of the Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Administration, met with Armen Grigoryan, Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia, in the United States. US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said that at the meeting, “we discussed the importance of avoiding further violence and pursuing time-bound and focused negotiations. We also identified concrete steps forward in support of a stable and lasting peace.”
“We thank the United States for hosting the meeting and for its efforts to bring a lasting peace to the region. Jake Sullivan has already shared the results of the meeting. The key here is to continue efforts on the peace agenda within a concrete time frame,” Hikmet Hajiyev commented.
Hikmet Hajiyev specified that the topics discussed at the meeting included the talks on a peace treaty, delimitation of borders, opening of transport communications, as well as the humanitarian agenda, in particular, the issue of landmines and missing Azerbaijani citizens.