Ilham Aliyev receives Russian interior minister (UPDATE)

Politics Materials 6 December 2016 19:27 (UTC +04:00)

Details added (first version posted on 15:48)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 6


President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Vladimir Kolokoltsev Dec. 6.

President Aliyev and Kolokoltsev hailed the successful development of Azerbaijan-Russia bilateral relations in a variety of fields, including between law enforcement agencies and the ministries of internal affairs, and noted the importance of expanding cooperation in this area.

It was noted that the discussions on the issues related to mutual activity and cooperation between the ministries of internal affairs will be held during the visit, and the sides expressed confidence that bilateral ties between the two countries will further strengthen.

Kolokoltsev thanked President Aliyev for his attention to cooperation between the two countries' interior bodies.

Pointing to the first trilateral Baku Summit of the presidents of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia, Kolokoltsev noted that the Declaration, which was signed by the presidents at the event, gave impetus to the development of relations.

Hailing the importance of the first Baku Summit of the presidents of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia, President Aliyev underlined that the format has already been shaped.

The president said the event aimed to strengthen regional security measures as well.