Azerbaijan president receives delegation headed by Czech speaker
On Sept. 24, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received a Czech delegation headed by President of the Senate Premysl Sobotka, AzerTAj state news agency reported.
The Azerbaijani leader praised the current level of bilateral relations between the two nations, saying "there is a great potential to further develop them".
The Head of State said he had discussed the bilateral relations during his meetings with Czech President and Prime Minister.
President Ilham Aliyev stressed the importance of Azerbaijan's participation in Eastern Partnership Program.
The President expressed assurance the Czech delegation will have effective discussion on Azerbaijan-Czech and Azerbaijan-European Union cooperation during their trip to Baku.
Premysl Sobotka said Czechia regards Azerbaijan its strategic partner and is keen to develop the bilateral cooperation. The Speaker praised Azerbaijan's role in expanding Czechia's relations with other countries of the region.