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December 8, 2023

Assistant Secretary O’Brien’s Meetings in Baku

Assistant Secretary O’Brien had a positive and constructive meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev during his visit to Baku yesterday. The two discussed our countries’ deep historical ties and the importance of the bilateral relationship. Assistant Secretary O’Brien told President Aliyev the United States would welcome the upcoming visits of the Central Bank Governor and Energy Minister, and that Secretary Blinken looks forward to hosting foreign ministers Jeyhun Bayramov and Ararat Mirzoyan in Washington soon for the next round of peace negotiations.