The Fifth round of India-Azerbaijan Foreign Office Consultations was held in New Delhi on 28 November 2022 the Indian Foreign Ministry reports. Indian delegation was led by Shri Sanjay Verma, Secretary (West). Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elnur Mammadov, led Azerbaijan’s delegation.
The sides reviewed India-Azerbaijan bilateral relations comprehensively including, political, trade & economic, consular, culture, and education matters. Views were also exchanged on regional issues and cooperation in the UN and other multilateral bodies.
“This year India and Azerbaijan mark 30th anniversary of establishment of their diplomatic relations. Azerbaijan is emerging as an important supplier of crude oil to India. ONGC Videsh Limited has significant interests in Azerbaijan’s hydrocarbon sector”, the Ministry said in a statement.