Mexico interested in cooperating with Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 12 /Trend M.Aliyev/
Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Oktay Asadov received a delegation headed by deputy chairman of the Mexican Senate Francisco Arroyo Vieira on Thursday.
Oktay Asadov informed the guests about the activities of the Parliament of Azerbaijan, the dynamic development of Azerbaijan and the ongoing major projects. Relations between Azerbaijan and Mexico further expand and strengthen, he said. Despite the fact that the two countries are far apart geographically, the decisions taken by the Mexican Senate and House of Representatives, prove a close friendship.
The two countries signed five legal documents, 14 more documents are ready. Oktay Asadov expressed confidence that these documents will play an important role in the development of cooperation between the countries, not only in the political sphere but also in the economic field, trade, education and culture.
Asadov expressed his gratitude to the senators and people of Mexico for the fact that despite all the difficulties and the impact of the Armenian lobby, they recognized the Khojaly tragedy as an act of genocide.
Francisco Arroyo Vieira stressed that Mexico has a particular liking to Azerbaijan.
Vieira appreciated the desire to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict by peaceful means, and said they are respectful to all diaspora organizations and create conditions for their normal operation.
"However, the state's interests above all else. Therefore, we appreciate the growing influence of Azerbaijan in the world, peace, and its policy of good neighborliness. Our decision also confirms that," Vieira said.
Vieira added that he will step up efforts to open the Embassy of Mexico in Baku.
The meeting focused on issues of parliamentary diplomacy, the role of legislatures in the development of relations between the countries, the importance of mutual visits, exchange of experience, etc.