Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 4
By Saba Aghayeva - Trend:
In his letter addressed to US President Barack Obama, US Congressman Henry Cuellar stressed the importance of intensifying the relations with Azerbaijan.
While emphasizing the strategic importance of Azerbaijan, Cuellar said that the country is an important ally in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the main transportation hub in the context of operations in Afghanistan.
At the same time, Cuellar said that Azerbaijan contributes to the energy security of Europe, as well as such countries as Turkey, Georgia and Israel.
Cuellar said that there is great potential for the development of the US-Azerbaijan relations in the sphere of security and economic partnership.
Taking all this into account, Cuellar said that the intensification of the relations with Azerbaijan, which is a developed country in terms of geopolitics and economy, must be a priority.