Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend / On 10 Jan, Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan, received the delegation headed by Bill Schuster, the co-chair of the working group on Azerbaijan at the US House of Representatives of Congress.
The head of the Azerbaijan State noted the active and successful cooperation between the two countries, in the diverse fields. The Bilateral relations and mutual activity on the different levels, promote the expansion of strong partnership ties between Azerbaijan and the United States, the President emphasized. The two countries are allies and partners, he said. Speaking of the ongoing development processes in the country, President of Azerbaijan said that the Azerbaijan's position has considerably strengthened in the region. He expressed the confidence that the current visit would also contribute in the widening of the partnership relations.
Mr. Bill Schuster, in his turn, noting the importance of the current visit of the US delegation to partner country, highly assessed the active participation of Azerbaijan in the anti-terror coalition, the mission of Azerbaijani peacekeepers implemented in Iraq and Afghanistan. He also stressed the importance of the partnership of Azerbaijan in the energy sphere.