Baku, Azerbaijan, June 27
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Stanisław Karczewski.
Stanisław Karczewski recalled his visit to Azerbaijan and his meeting with President Ilham Aliyev. Saying this year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Poland-Azerbaijan diplomatic relations, the Marshal of the Senate said Poland attaches great importance to these relations. He hailed friendly ties between the two nations. Stanisław Karczewski stressed the significance of President Ilham Aliyev`s official visit to Poland and the business forum held during this visit in terms of strengthening the bilateral ties in a variety of areas. He thanked President Ilham Aliyev for Azerbaijan`s supporting Poland`s bid for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council.
Stanisław Karczewski said they attach great significance to the inter-parliamentary cooperation. The Marshal of the Polish Senate underlined the importance of using Azerbaijan`s opportunities as a transport corridor in terms of strengthening the economic cooperation.
President Ilham Aliyev described the signing of important documents on strategic partnership and cooperation in different areas during his official visit as a god sign of friendly relations between the two countries. The head of state congratulated the Marshal of the Senate on Poland`s election as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. President Ilham Aliyev said discussions on an essential part of the economic ties - Azerbaijan`s transport corridors and transit opportunities – were held during the visit, pointing out good potential for developing these transport corridors.
The head of state said Azerbaijan-Poland cooperation has great history, adding that the country is interested in expanding the bilateral ties. President Ilham Aliyev hailed successful cooperation between Azerbaijan and Poland in international organizations, including European parliamentary institutions.
They discussed Azerbaijan-Poland cooperation in political, economic, humanitarian, transport, tourism and other areas.
President Ilham Aliyev then signed a guest book of the Polish Senate.