On Friday, the last day of the visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, three documents were undersigned at the residence of Japanese Primer Junichiro Koizumi. The sides signed a joint declaration, agreement on technical cooperation and cooperation program of the Foreign Ministries after completion of the bilateral Azerbaijani-Japanese negotiations in large, Trend reports referring to Lider TV channel.
Aliyev and Koizumi signed the joint declaration and publicized the joint statement after the signing ceremony.
In accordance with the statement, the positions of Azerbaijan and Japan are similar on some issues. Japan comes out from the position of inviolability of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, while Azerbaijan supports Japans permanent membership to UN.
As to the economic development of Azerbaijan, Koizumi stressed that rate of the economic growth of the country exceeded the figures of Japan at least by 10 times.
In his turn, the head of the country spoke about the plans on the economic development of the country and mentioned that Baku was interested in the closer economic cooperation with Tokyo.