OSCE Baku Project Coordinator officially closed

July 6th, 2015

According to the OSCE, “The OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Baku’s operations in Azerbaijan were discontinued on 4 July. The OSCE remains open to other forms of co-operation with Azerbaijan”.


On 3 June, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry officially notified the OSCE Headquarters in Vienna  of the government’s intent to terminate the activities of the OSCE Project Coordination Office in Baku.


“The government of Azerbaijan sees no need for further activities of the OSCE Project Coordinator in Baku. Therefore, as of June 4 2015, the Government of Azerbaijan considers null and void the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Government of Azerbaijan and the OSCE on the OSCE Project Coordinator in Baku”, the letter read.