Yashar Aliyev, Azerbaijan Ambassador to US, has presented letters of credence to George W. Bush, US. President, the Press-Centre of the Azerbaijan Foreign Office informed Trend.
During the meeting, President Bush highly appreciated friendly relations between the two countries, and called Azerbaijan a reliable partner of US.
Presenting credentials to the American President, the Azerbaijan Ambassador said that Azerbaijan attached a great importance to its partnership with US, which has always backed Azerbaijan in the issue on founding and developing independent Azerbaijan. Mr. Aliyev said that U.S.A. as one of the Co-Chairs of OSCE Minsk Group for Resolving the Armenian-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict would do all possible to fairly and peacefully settle this issue.
Nine other Ambassadors who have recently been appointed to represent their countries to U.S., as well as representatives of the protocol Department of the White House took part in the ceremony on presenting credentials.