President of Azerbaijan meets with British Prime-Minister
The Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met with British Prime-Minister Gordon Brown on July 13, AzerTaj state informational agency reported.
British Prime-Minister congratulated the Azerbaijani President with success achieved in economic sphere. Gordon Brown stressed high level of relations between two countries in different spheres, including economic.
Concerning Azerbaijan's participation in anti-terrorist coalition, Brown said that the British government highly appreciates Azerbaijani activity on this regards. Congratulating the Azerbaijani President with achievements in democracy, British Prime-Minister named extension of relations between EU and Azerbaijan as positive event. "We can expand political, economic and other relations with Azerbaijan," Brown said.
The Azerbaijani President said that political, economic and other relations develop between two countries successfully. "Relations between BP and Azerbaijan develop successfully many years. There are prospects in development of relations in other spheres too," the Azerbaijani president said. Ilham Aliyev spoke in details about success of Azerbaijan in economy, energy and non-oil sector.
As to Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Azerbaijani president said that Armenian aggression against Azerbaijan creates significant obstacle for development of the region.The memorandum on mutual understanding was signed between the Azerbaijani state oil company and BP after the meeting. The document was signed by president of the Azerbaijani state oil company Rovnag Abdullayev and BP president of production Andy Inglis.