Azerbaijan and Lithuanian presidents signed Joint statement
Azerbaijani and Lithuanian presidents Ilham Aliyev and Valdas Adamkus signed a Joint statement.
The Azerbaijani economic development minister Heydar Babayev and the secretary of Lithuanian Foreign Ministry Albinas Yaushka signed an agreement on protection and support of investments.
At a joint press-conference of presidents Adamkus stressed the interest of his country in the cooperation with Azerbaijan in the energy sector. According to Adamkus, Lithuania looks through the opportunities to receive the energy resources, as well as oil products of Azerbaijan.
Touchin on Azerbaijani-Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Lithuanian president noted that the European Union should take an active part in solution of the conflict.
The Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev stressed that unfortunately the solution of the conflict didnt depend on one side. According to Aliyev, the position of Azerbaijan on this question corresponds to all international norms. According the Azerbaijani president, if Armenian side constructively approaches the question, then it is possible to find a solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the near future.
Azerbaijani and Lithuanian presidents expressed their interest to open embassies in Vilnius and Baku to stimulate the future development of relations between the two countries.