Azeri & French Presidents to Exchange Official Visits in 2007
In 2007, Azeri President Ilham Aliyev and French President Jacques Chirac will exchange official visits, Trend reports with reference to the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan.
In keeping with the close ties between Azerbaijan and France, the Azeri President is making his official visit to France in January 2007 at Chiracs invitation, the message said. In turn, Mr Chirac will make an official visit to Azerbaijan during the first quarter of 2007.
In recent years, Azeri-French relations have developed signifncantly and politically the discussions between the two countries cointinues at the highest level. France, alongside USA and Russia, is working to settle the Nagono-Karabakh conflict within the OSCE Minsk Group. The two countries economic relations are progressing rapidly in such fields as aviation, energy and infrastructure, especially under such projects as BTC and BTE.
The Presidents scheduled visits will create opportunities to further strengthening relations between the two countries and nations, says the message.