Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 1
By Anakhanum Hidayatova – Trend:
An event on the occasion of Great Union Day of Romania was held in Baku Dec. 1.
Romanian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Dan Iancu greeted the guests of the event, and said that he is pleased that Romania was the second country which recognized the independence of Azerbaijan in 1991.
Romania and Azerbaijan are cooperating in various spheres, namely, policy and economy, he said.
The diplomat said that the Azerbaijan-Romania relations are based on friendship and stability.
He added that Romania is a partner of Azerbaijan on international arena.
In turn, Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev, Azerbaijani deputy minister of foreign affairs, congratulated Romanian people on the holiday on behalf of the Azerbaijani government.
Mammad-Guliyev added that the Romania-Azerbaijan relations are of strategic nature.
Azerbaijan and Romania have a plan of joint work on international arena, Mammad-Guliyev said, expressing hope that the plan will be implemented soon.
He stressed the importance of work of the bilateral intergovernmental commission and added that Azerbaijan and Romania will discuss economic and energy cooperation at the next meeting.
Mammad-Guliyev expressed his gratitude to Romania as a EU member for its support.