The Baku office of the European Union has hosted a ceremony to mark the Europe Day.
In her remarks at the event, head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Malena Mard spoke about the history of the organization. She also highlighted the history of Azerbaijan-EU cooperation.
Mard praised the role of Azerbaijan in ensuring the energy security of Europe.
Azerbaijani Minister of Energy Natig Aliyev said Azerbaijani-EU cooperation was based on the principles of mutual interest and partnership.
The Minister said that the strengthening of the cooperation under the Eastern Partnership initiative was a strong signal of the importance the EU attached to its relations with Azerbaijan.
“Visa facilitation, signing an agreement on readmission will contribute to developing the relations,” he added.