Ilham Aliyev receives Georgian FM (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 13
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received the delegation led by foreign minister of Georgia Mikheil Janelidze Feb. 13.
President Aliyev said Azerbaijan-Georgia relations were developing very successfully and dynamically.
The president noted the importance of expanding cooperation between the two countries in all areas, including political, economic, transportation, energy and humanitarian ones.
The president pointed out a broad and comprehensive agenda of issues.
Saying the bilateral cooperation already yields good results, President Aliyev emphasized the significance of increasing efforts to strengthen these results, bring the two countries closer to each other and ensure their development.
The president expressed his confidence that the visit of Janelidze would create good opportunities for discussing the agenda of the bilateral ties and determining priority areas of future collaboration.
Janelidze said he was pleased to visit Azerbaijan, saying friendly Georgia was happy with rapid development of Baku.
He said that apart from being neighbors, Georgian and Azerbaijani nations set an example of friendship.
Saying that this year will mark the 25th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Georgia, Janelidze underlined the importance of the accomplishments made over these years.
He said there was a good foundation for the development of the bilateral ties.
Janelidze said there were no unresolved issues between Azerbaijan and Georgia. He highlighted the importance of joint projects aimed at ensuring further development of the two countries.
The sides discussed the expansion of Azerbaijan-Georgia trade, tourism and culture relations, implementation of the Southern Gas Corridor project, the strengthening of the activity of the inter-governmental commission, and a number of other issues.