Azerbaijani president receives NATO Secretary General's Special Representative

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 8


President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai.

Appathurai, gave a positive assessment to the relations between NATO and Azerbaijan.

He thanked the Azerbaijani side for the successful cooperation, in particular for the contribution of Azerbaijani peacekeepers to international security as part of the operations in Afghanistan.

The head of state recalled with pleasure his last visit to the NATO headquarters and the meetings held there, and expressed satisfaction with the Azerbaijan-NATO relations.

President Ilham Aliyev also expressed hope that the cooperation will continue to develop.

During the meeting, the parties also exchanged views on the projects implemented between Azerbaijan and NATO, the current state and prospects of the ties.

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