Deputy Minister Alvin Botes meeting with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr Fariz Fikrat Oglu RZAYEV to co-chair Political Consultations in Baku, Azerbaijan, today, 24 October 2022.
Azerbaijan is first in Deputy Minister Botes’s three-nation tour of Eastern Europe for Political Consultations with his counterparts.
South Africa and Azerbaijan conduct their structured bilateral relations guided by the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Regular Diplomatic Consultations” that was concluded in February 2014.
The MoU provides for the strengthening and broadening of the scope of bilateral cooperation in the political, economic, scientific, technological, cultural and humanitarian areas; the conclusion of international agreements in various agreed areas of cooperation; cooperation within the frameworks of applicable international agencies and forums and other international issues of mutual interest.
Deputy Minister Alvin Botes, accompanied by South Africa’s Ambassador accredited to Azerbaijan, H.E Ms Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba meeting with the Vice Rector of the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy University, Mr Fariz Ismayilzade in Baku. Azerbaijan, 24 October 2022.
South Africa's Ambassador accredited to Azerbaijan, H.E Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba is part of Deputy Minister Botes's delegation.
WATCH | Ambassador Letsatsi-Duba unpacks the purpose of the visit.
Deputy Minister Alvin Botes meeting with the Vice President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), Mr Elshad Nassirov in Baku, Azerbaijan, 24 October 2022.
Deputy Minister Alvin Botes paying a courtesy call on the Azerbaijan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Jeyhun Bayramov in Baku, Azerbaijan, 25 October 2022.
Deputy Minister Botes pays a courtesy call on Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov in Baku, Azerbaijan, 25 October 2022.
Deputy Minister Alvin Botes meeting with the First Deputy Minister of Economy, Mr Samad Bashirli in Baku, Azerbaijan, 25 October 2022.