Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev met July 11 with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Baku.
During the meeting, President Aliyev greeted FM Lavrov in the country. The president reminded about the meetings held throughout the year between Azerbaijan and Russia, noting that this shows how the relations are developing between the two countries.
President Aliyev said Azerbaijan appreciates the efforts made by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and expresses gratitude for those efforts.
Azerbaijan’s president also pointed to the intensification of negotiations on the conflict.
President Aliyev described the negotiations as the most dynamic ones.
He also expressed hope that the positive dynamics in the talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will continue.
President Aliyev noted that Russia is interested in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Touching upon the relations between the two countries in various spheres, the president said the main task is to strengthen them, and noted that Azerbaijan and Russia have friendly and partnership relations.