The Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev has accepted credentials from the French ambassador Bernard Amodrique du Shafo, Trend reports.
In the course of the ensuing conversation the Azerbaijani leader confidently emphasized that the relations between Azerbaijan and France will continue to strengthen. Cooperation is very successful in all areas. Several visits that I have made to France confirmed that our cooperation in political, economic and cultural areas continues to grow, the President said, adding that growth of relations between Azerbaijan and EU also positively influences relations between the two countries
France as an OSCE Minsk group co-chairman has also made a huge contribution to the cause of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict resolution, Aliyev said. I hope that the co-chairmen ` s efforts will yield the results, he added.
Amodrique du Shafo in his turn reminded about the friendly relations between the presidents of the two countries, emphasizing that that these truly friendly relations give an impetus for the bilateral relations development.
The French diplomat has mentioned in the conclusion, that the President Jacque Chirac treats Armenian- Azerbaijani conflict very sensitively and fully realizes his political duties.