ISIS Malaysia hosts Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan
13 July 2022
ISIS Malaysia hosted a visit by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Elnur Mammadov, and Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Malaysia Irfan Davudof on 13 July 2022. They were recieved by several ISIS ressearchers, led by Herizal Hazri, Chief Executive, and Alizan Mahadi, Senior Director (Research).
Discussions largely centred on the impact of the global pandemic and supply chain disruptions, as well as the Russo-Ukrainian war on the Central Asian region from an Azerbaijani perspective. The Deputy Minister also highlighted developments on the post-conflict processes in the Nagorno-Karabakh region and its position on developments in Afghanistan.
Additionally, conversations also focused on the prospects of greater bilateral relations between Malaysia and Azerbaijan, particularly on trade and people-to-people ties. These included opportunities in the sustainable development of hydrocarbon resources, as well as renewable energy, which is a focus for both nations.