BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 30. The Jewish community in Azerbaijan is a great asset for our country, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said in a joint press statement with the President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog, Trend reports.
"We have a centuries-long history of interaction, friendship, mutual support, and as an independent country - Azerbaijan is only 31 years old - but we have ancient history. Jews in Azerbaijan always were very active and a prominent part of society and remain as that today. So these are so-called cultural bridges between our countries. Therefore, their contribution to our bilateral strategic cooperation is very important," President Ilham Aliyev