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Nevada State Assembly issues proclamation supporting Azerbaijan (VIDEO)

Politics Materials 29 April 2015 10:54 (UTC +04:00)
On April 28, 2015 the Nevada State Assembly issued a proclamation expressing strong support to Azerbaijan and its friendship with the United States, Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles said.
Nevada State Assembly issues proclamation supporting Azerbaijan (VIDEO)

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 29

By Seba Aghayeva - Trend:

On April 28, 2015 the Nevada State Assembly issued a proclamation expressing strong support to Azerbaijan and its friendship with the United States, Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles said.

Signed by Speaker John Hambrick of the State Assembly, this marks the first official document issued by the Nevada Legislature on Azerbaijan.

The proclamation was presented to the Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev, who was present at the floor session of the Assembly.

The proclamation notes that Azerbaijan is today a staunch ally and partner of the United States in a strategically important South Caucasus region.


Noting that "Azerbaijan has consolidated its sovereignty and independence, and has become one of the most rapidly developing and modernizing countries in the world, the largest economy of the region and the biggest U.S. trade partner in the South Caucasus," the resolution also mentions that "over the past 23 years, the United States of America and the Republic of Azerbaijan expanded their partnership and developed multi-faceted cooperation ranging from energy security, fight against international terrorism, drug and human trafficking to nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction".

"Azerbaijan was one of the first countries to render comprehensive and unconditional assistance to the United States after the terror attacks of 9/11, opening its airspace and airports for the use by coalition troops in Afghanistan and sending its soldiers to serve there shoulder-to-shoulder with U.S. troops," the document further states.

The document further says that "possessing vast oil and gas resources, Azerbaijan contributes to the energy security of the United States and is a critical element of the "Southern Corridor," which will further enhance diversification of energy supplies to our European allies".

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