President of Romania, Trojan Basesku said that Azerbaijan is its strategic partner. It was emphisized by Romanian President during his meeting with Ogtay Asadov, Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament (Milli Majlis). Tural Rzayev, Councellor of the Azerbaijan Embassy to Romania, told Trend about this commenting the visit of the Azerbaijan Speaker to Bucharest.
During the meeting, Romanian President rememberered his speech during the sitting of EU, where he callled upon EU to pay more attention towards the energy cooperation with Azerbaijan, as well as thorough development of relations with South Caucasian country, said the Azerbaijani diplomat.
The Azerbaijani diplomat said that Romania was the only European country that unambiguously backed Azerbaijan fair position in the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, when many European countries expressed their positions toward the issue very carefully and reflecting the EU neutral position. As to Romania, this country openly express its position based upon the resolution of the conflict within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and international principles, and the President of this country proved this Romanian position once more, said Mr. Rzayev.
Within the visit, the delegation of Azerbaijan MPs met representatives of Azerbaijan Diaspora who live in Romania. Heads and representatives of the Romanian-Azerbaijani Friendship Society, Youth and Culture Association, Azerbaijani-Romanian Chamber of Trade, and intellectuals of Romania, took part in the meeting.