• Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland


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  • 21 August 2017

    “Poland has returned to an active policy in the South Caucasus region that was pursued by the late President Lech Kaczyński, who visited Azerbaijan on many occasions,” said Deputy Minister Jan Dziedziczak during his meeting with Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.

    During their meeting, the head of the Azerbaijani diplomacy recalled the recent visit to Poland by President Ilham Aliyev, stressing that Baku’s goal is to strengthen bilateral cooperation, specifically in the area of the economy, the development of transportation corridors and the energy sector. Moreover, in connection with the 100th anniversary of Poland’s regained independence in 2018 and the 25th anniversary of bilateral relations, the ministers agreed to develop a joint strategy for celebrating this jubilee.

    During the meeting, the ministers also raised the issue of commemorating the contribution made by outstanding Poles to Azerbaijan’s development. “It is very important to make young people realise that some of the most magnificent public buildings in Azerbaijan’s capital were designed by Polish architects,” said Deputy Minister Jan Dziedziczak, who laid wreaths in Baku in the Alley of Martyrs and at the grave of the Polish engineer Paweł Potocki, who rendered great service to the Azerbaijani oil industry.

    Deputy Minister Dziedziczak thanked the Azerbaijani side for supporting Poland’s bid for non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council. He also asked Azerbaijan to support Lodz’s efforts to host EXPO 2022.

    During his visit to Baku on 14-17 August, the deputy foreign minister also took part in the 41st World Scout Conference.


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