Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, has received Stephen Krasner, the Director for Policy Planning under the U.S. State Department, and Matthew Braise, the Adviser to U.S. State Secretary on affairs of Europe and Asia on Monday, Trend reports.
The head of the country noted the interaction between the countries successfully expanded. He stressed the partnership between two countries was very important factor for development of the region. According to Aliyev, the meeting became a good opportunity to discuss issues on the bilateral relationship presenting mutual interest. The President voiced hope the cooperation between Azerbaijan and the USA would expand hence.
In his turn, Krasner said his country highly appreciated the support by Azerbaijan in the struggle with terrorism in the hot spots of the world, particularly, Afghanistan and Kosovo. He underlined the bilateral relations were of important character and expressed satisfaction with the successful expansion of the Azerbaijani-U.S. ties.