Azerbaijan an important regional power: Abdulatipov
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 1
By Azad Hasanli – Trend:
Azerbaijan has become an important regional power, Ramazan Abdulatipov, president of the Dagestan Republic of Russia, said.
Abdulatipov made the remarks at the 7th Azerbaijan-Russia Interregional Forum in Baku Nov. 1.
“Russia and Azerbaijan carry out independent and sovereign policies on international scale,” Abdulatipov said.
Abdulatipov also thanked Azerbaijan for supporting Russia.
“On behalf of Russia, I would like to thank Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev,” he said. “When international sanctions were imposed [on Russia], Azerbaijan did not support them and acted as a real friend.”