Ilham Aliyev: Views of Russia and Azerbaijan coincide on many issues
Our views on many issues characterizing the current development of relations between Russia and Azerbaijan, as well as the region and the global politics, coincide, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said in a statement today in Baku during the joint news conference with the Russias President Vladimir Putin, Trend reports.
According to him, during the two-day visit of the Russian delegation headed by the President Vladimir Putin a very wide range of issues of bilateral and regional cooperation have been discussed. В"We are confident, during the Year of Russia in Azerbaijan our peoples will get even closer, we will also cooperate actively on the political level, intensify trade relations and cooperate further in the humanitarian field. In other words, in all aspects of our cooperation we count on continuation and strengthening of those positive tendencies, which had formed during the latest 5-6 yearsВ", Aliyev said.
President of Azerbaijan said, the relations between Russia an Azerbaijan may be a model for relations between the neighbours. Our relations are actually good neighbourly, sincere, friendly an it enables to develop actively our countrys economies, to collaborate actively in all directions which also paves good prerequisites for large investment projects, economic relations between our countries, he said.
Speaking of the Russian-Azerbaijani business-forum President voiced hope that its results will be displayed soon in specific projects and decisions. В"Thus, doubling of the goods turnover which has been achieved during two years will be likely to be just the stage in the development of the long-term active economic cooperation between our countries. There is potential for that. The economies of our countries are developing dynamically. Russia takes the first place in the trade turnover of Azerbaijan with other states and, naturally we count on further cooperation, he underlined.