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Baku, Azerbaijan, June 21
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received former Prime Minister of France, President of Villepin International Dominique de Villepin on June 21.
Dominique de Villepin recalled his recent meeting with President Aliyev, saying that the development has gathered pace in all areas in Azerbaijan and changes, stability are obvious although just more than a year has passed since the meeting. He noted that Formula 1 races to be held in Baku are of great interest.
President Aliyev said that Azerbaijan enjoys social and political stability, adding large-scale work is being carried out for the development of the country.
They praised the fact that efficient and fruitful discussions were held during their previous meetings.
They hailed the successful development of Azerbaijan-France relations in a number of areas, including political, economic, energy and humanitarian spheres, underlining the good prospects for further strengthening of cooperation between the two countries.