Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, received Chjan Siyun, the Chinese Ambassador to Azerbaijan, on Monday in relation to completion of diplomatic tenure. Siyun said that he was recalled by the chairman of the Chinese PeopleвЂ™s Republic on the base of resolution of the Chinese Meeting of Popular Deputies. The diplomat voiced hope that Azerbaijan would pay the same attention to his successor.
Siyun thanked the Azerbaijani leadership for support of the Chinese positions on the issues of Taiwan and Tibet, as well as similar position on the UN reforming.
The Chinese diplomat appreciated the results of the AliyevвЂ™s visit to Beijing and noted that the goods turnover between countries increased from $15m to $300m.
вЂњNumber of the Chinese students in Azerbaijan reached 180 in 2005 against 1 in 2002. Volume of the Chinese investments increased from $2m to $300m over the same period,вЂќ Siyun underlined.
Aliyev appreciated the AmbassadorвЂ™s activities. вЂњI hope that new Ambassador will continue efforts in direction of the strengthening and the development of the bilateral relations,вЂќ he added.