Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan

18 march 2014, 14:35

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Zarar Ahmad Osmani.

Noting that the level of friendship and partnership between Azerbaijan and Afghanistan is encouraging, the President noted the importance of mutual support of the two countries in all international organizations. President Ilham Aliyev described Azerbaijan’s activity in the field of stability and peace in Afghanistan as a good indicator of cooperation. Touching upon the economic ties between the two countries, the President pointed to the need for identifying opportunities for cooperation in this field.

Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Osmani conveyed the greetings on behalf of President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai to President Ilham Aliyev. He noted that the President of his country was pleased with the long-term successful cooperation with Azerbaijan.

The sides exchanged views on issues related to the development of cooperation between the two countries in various areas, including the fields of economy, trade, investment, etc.

The President expressed his gratitude for the greetings of President Hamid Karzai and asked the foreign minister to pass his greetings on to President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.