President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received Monday U.S. Ambassador to the country Anne Derse on completion of her diplomatic mission, AzerTAj state news agency reported.
The President said bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and the United States were successfully developing in various fields, and that they have strengthened even more during the Ambassador`s tenure.
The Head of State expressed confidence that bilateral relationship would further continue to develop. He also wished successes to the Ambassador in her further activities.
Anne Derse, in turn, said U.S.-Azerbaijan relations were of significant importance for the two countries, and stressed the necessity of continuing efforts to strengthen them in coming years.
The Ambassador noted during her three-year tenure, she tried to determine new areas of bilateral ties.