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Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 24
After the official welcoming ceremony, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic had a one-on-one meeting October 24.
The importance of Croatian president's visit to Azerbaijan was stressed at the meeting.
President Aliyev recalled a meeting with President Grabar-Kitarovic which took place as part of the conference entitled "Support for Syria and the region" in London in early 2016 and the visits to Croatia.
President Aliyev also stressed the high level of Azerbaijan-Croatia relations in all spheres.
While expressing gratification with the visit to Azerbaijan, the Croatian president stressed the importance of the business forum, to be held as part of the visit.
President Grabar-Kitarovic expressed the Croatian companies’ interest in the activity in Azerbaijan.
The good opportunities existing for the expansion of bilateral relations in various spheres and confidence in further development of relations were stressed during the meeting.
President Aliyev and President Grabar-Kitarovic exchanged views on bilateral issues and issues of mutual interest.