13 may 2013, 18:00

After the one-on-one meeting, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Austria Heinz Fischer held a meeting in an expanded format with the participation of delegations.

Recalling about the official visit of great leader Heydar Aliyev to Austria, President Heinz Fischer said that the official visit of President Ilham Aliyev to Austria would be an important step towards development of bilateral ties. It was noted that the cooperation between Azerbaijan and Austria was developing in all areas. The political and economic ties between the two countries are also gradually growing stronger. It was noted that tens of Austrian companies were working in Azerbaijan, which was an indicator of good prospects for cooperation in the economic sphere. The sides also pointed to opportunities for the effective cooperation between the two countries in various sectors of the economy, including energy, tourism, services and related sectors.

The sides reviewed the cooperation between the two countries in the energy sphere and expressed their satisfaction with the development of relations between Azerbaijan and the European Union.

The Presidents exchanged views on the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.