Russian FM arrives in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 3 / Trend, E.Tariverdiyeva /
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Azerbaijan on an official visit timed to the 20th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Minister Lavrov during his visit to Azerbaijan on April 3-4 will meet with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Prime Minister Artur Rasi-zade, as well as with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, Russian Foreign Ministry official Alexander Lukashevich said earlier.
"A high level of cooperation aimed at strengthening relations in the spirit of good neighborliness and friendship between our peoples was achieved over 20 years. We consider Azerbaijan as a strategic partner in the region," Lukashevich said.
He said Lavrov's visit is considered as the continuation of dialogue on strengthening relations between Azerbaijan and Russia.