Azerbaijan, Baku, May 3 / Trend U. Sadikhova /
Lebanese Prime Minister
Saad al-Hariri considers it important to develop bilateral cooperation with Azerbaijan. He stresses the need to organize meetings of heads of state agencies and businessmen of both countries, as well as prepare draft agreements on cooperation in the areas of interest to both parties, Hariri said during a meeting with Azerbaijani Ambassador to Syria, also accredited to Lebanon, Mahir Aliyev.
During the meeting at the residence of Lebanese Prime Minister, Azerbaijani Ambassador informed him about the ongoing processes in Azerbaijan, reforms in political, economic and social spheres, foreign policy of the country in respect of the Organization of Islamic Conference, as well as on the settlement of Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Azerbaijani Embassy in Damascus told Trend.
Hariri thanked the Azerbaijani President for his decision to open an embassy in Lebanon. He appreciated Azerbaijan's action as a political and moral support to the country, which is experiencing hard days.
Lebanese Prime Minister also expressed his desire to visit Azerbaijan and familiarize with the country.
During his visit to Lebanon, Azerbaijani ambassador also met with Foreign Minister Ali al-Shami, Minister of Youth and Sports Ali Abdallah, Minister of Energy Gebran Bassil, Minister of Culture Salim Wardeh, the embassy said.
During the meetings Lebanese officials have expressed interest in developing cooperation with Azerbaijan. Officials also noted the country's adherence to resolve the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.