The Russian Azerbaijani relations reach strategic partnership, the new Azerbaijani ambassador to Russia, Polad Bul-bul oglu told in his interview to ITAR-TASS, before the credentials submission ceremony.
Cooperation between our countries in different areas confirms the strengthening of friendship and cooperation between Moscow and Baku, the ambassador told, Russia and Azerbaijan are neighbors and even if we have some problems between ourselves we are willing to solve them, he concluded.
2005 has been announced as Azerbaijan year in Russia and 2006 as Russian year in Azerbaijan, this will be a new era in our relations, ambassador said. This February, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin has participated at the solemn ceremony of the Russian year opening, reminded Polad,
He said that the commodity turnover between the 2 countries is over $1 billion and in 2006 this figure is expected to grow.
Polad Bul-bul oglu, a famous singer, recent Culture minister of Azerbaijan has been appointed as the ambassador to Russia this January. The credentials submission ceremony will take place in the Alexander hall of the Big Kremlin palace on April 13.