Ilham Aliyev met with representatives of American Jewish organizations in New York
18 september 2017, 21:50
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with representatives of the American Jewish organizations, including heads of the American Jewish Organization, World Jewish Congress, Bnai Brith International, National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry, Jewish Federations of North America, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, and Vaad L`Hatzolas Nidchei Yisroel organization in New York.
Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Malcolm Hoenlein said that the American Jewish organizations attach great importance to cooperation with Azerbaijan. Recalling his meeting with President Ilham Aliyev in Baku, Malcolm Hoenlein noted that Azerbaijan as a modern and rapidly developing country made a great impression on them. He hailed good relations of cooperation between Azerbaijan and US, as well as between Azerbaijan and Israel.
President Ilham Aliyev pointed out that many of leaders of the Jewish organizations participating in the meeting visited Azerbaijan, and they are aware of the country`s achievements. The head of state stressed the importance of spreading information about ongoing development processes in Azerbaijan.
President Ilham Aliyev said relations between Azerbaijan and US are successfully developing, and praised the development of Azerbaijani-Israeli ties.
Leaders of the American Jewish organizations thanked President Ilham Aliyev for the conditions created for the Jewish community to live in an atmosphere of mutual understanding and peace as other communities in Azerbaijan. They lauded stability and security in Azerbaijan, and praised the country's commitment to policy of multiculturalism and tolerance.
They exchanged views over Armenia`s ongoing aggression against Azerbaijan, the issues related to the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and prospects for economic development of the country.