Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan interested in expanding co-op with South American countries (UPDATE)

Politics Materials 16 March 2018 13:58 (UTC +04:00)

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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 16


Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has met the Chairman of the Senate of Paraguay Fernando Armindo Lugo Mendez.

Mendez expressed gratitude for being invited to the 6th Global Baku Forum and noted that he is very pleased to participate in the event.

He stressed that the expanding geography of the event participants, the participation of representatives of various regions of the world contribute to international cooperation and at the same time make the event a good platform for discussing topical issues on the agenda.

President Ilham Aliyev noted the importance of participation of Chairman of the Senate of Paraguay Fernando Armindo Lugo Mendez in the 6th Global Baku Forum.

Touching upon the international significance of the event, Ilham Aliyev said that participation of representatives of various levels in the forum is important from the point of view of holding comprehensive discussions on international issues.

Ilham Aliyev noted that Azerbaijan is interested in expanding cooperation with Paraguay and other South American countries.

During the conversation, the sides stressed that the Forum also serves expansion of interreligious dialogue and multicultural cooperation.

At the meeting, the parties highlighted the role of Azerbaijan in strengthening international cooperation, and emphasized the positive influence of Azerbaijan on reducing tensions in the region.