EU Commissioner: Azerbaijan important economic partner of EU

Baku: Azerbaijan remains an important economic partner of the European Union, Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said during the discussion on the European Neighborhood Policy Review and Package with the European Parliament’s AFET Committee and National Parliaments, European Parliament in Brussels.

A good exchange of views was conducted at the Eastern Partnership ministerial on 20 April which was dedicated to preparations for the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga on May 21st and 22nd, the Commissioner said.

“This will be an important rendez-vous point for the ENP and the outcome of the Summit will inform the review. Here too it is already clear that partners want the review to offer new ways to recognize their different ambitions,” he added.

Moreover, Hahn noted that cooperation with Armenia continued although the country joined the Eurasian Economic Union.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency