President of Azerbaijan to visit White House Apr 28

Politics Materials 11 April 2006 11:51 (UTC +04:00)

President Bush will welcome Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Washington for an April 28 meeting, the White House announced April 10.

The two leaders will focus on cooperation and the promotion of democracy in the Caucasus, energy diversification, and their common commitment to working together to advance freedom and security.

It noted that Azerbaijan is a key ally in a region of great importance and a valued partner, making important contributions in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo.