President: Dagestan interested in developing cooperation with Azerbaijan (PHOTOS)
Azerbaijan, Baku, September 2 / Trend U. Sadikhova /
Dagestan President Magomedsalam Magomedov praised the contribution of Caucasus Muslims Spiritual Leader Allahshukur Pashazade to develop and strengthen bilateral friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Dagestan peoples, he told media after the meeting with Caucasus Muslims Spiritual Leader Allahshukur Pashazade.
The visit of Dagestan President Magomedsalam Magomedov and Ingushetia President Yunus-Bek Yevkurov takes place amid the official visit of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to Azerbaijan, who will arrive to Baku today.
Today, Caucasus Muslims Spiritual Leader Allahshukur Pashazade received the presidents of the North Caucasian republics.
The Presidents of two North Caucasus republics praised the role of spiritual leader in strengthening friendly relations between the Caucasus peoples.
Russian President's visit to Azerbaijan is another event in the development of relations between Russia and Azerbaijan, Magomedov said. He said that today the two countries are intensifying mutually beneficial cultural, economic, spiritual relationship.
"We have long-standing, centuries-old friendly relations, which consist of thousands of human lives, uniting our people. One of the main components is our spiritual relationship," Magomedov said.
He also mentioned the existing joint projects between Azerbaijan and Dagestan, which are under consideration.
During his visit to Baku Magomedov held talks with Azerbaijani Minister of Economic Development. The priority projects cover agriculture, tourism and hydroelectric energy sector, Dagestan president told media.