Ilham Aliyev met with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

14 july 2014, 21:00

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Prime Minister of the Italian Republic Matteo Renzi in Rome.

President Ilham Aliyev was welcomed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Members of the Italian delegation were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev and members of the Azerbaijani delegation were introduced to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

During the meeting, the parties expressed their satisfaction with the development of Azerbaijani-Italian bilateral relations in political economic and other fields. It was noted that the relations between the two countries had reached the level of strategic partnership. The sides said there were good prospects for energy cooperation. The importance of President Ilham Aliyev's official visit was emphasized in terms of the development of the bilateral ties. The parties noted the significance of Azerbaijani-Italian relations in terms of cooperation with the European Union and expressed confidence that the relations would further enhance.

The parties also discussed other issues of mutual interest.