Azerbaijan`s President Ilham Aliyev has today received Romania`s foreign minister Teodor Baconschi. The President said Azerbaijan and Romania enjoyed "strong partnership relations and intensive diplomatic ties", AzerTAj News Agency reported.
President Ilham Aliyev said relations between the two presidents played important role in developing the Azerbaijan-Romania ties.
The President expressed confidence the Romanian FM`s visit would contribute to developing the two countries` relations.
The visit would also be important in terms of discussing the European Union-Azerbaijan cooperation and regional situation.
Baconschi conveyed Romanian leader Traian Basescu`s greetings to the Azerbaijan leader.
He said his Romania`s president was keen to develop relations with Azerbaijan.
Baconschi recalled the Azerbaijani leader`s last year visit to Romania, saying "personal relations between our presidents are a crucial factor in terms of development of strategic partnership between the two countries".
President Ilham Aliyev asked the Romanian FM to extend his greetings to President Traian Basescu.