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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received a Uruguayan delegation led by chairman of the House of Representatives of the Parliament Herman Cardoso and Foreign Minister of Gambia, Mrs. Susan Waffa-Ogoo

23-05-2013 | 10:07        

  

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received a Uruguayan delegation led by chairman of the House of Representatives of the Parliament Herman Cardoso and Foreign Minister of Gambia, Mrs. Susan Waffa-Ogoo.  Receiving a Uruguayan delegation led by chairman of the House of Representatives of the Parliament Herman Cardoso, the Head of State said bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Uruguay were rapidly developing. The President stressed the importance of reciprocal visits in terms of development of the bilateral ties. President Ilham Aliyev said there were good opportunities for development of cooperation between the two countries on all fronts. The Azerbaijani leader noted the role of inter-parliamentary relationship in terms of expanding the bilateral ties. The Head of State expressed confidence that Herman Cardoso`s visit to Azerbaijan would be a success, adding this visit will contribute to developing the Azerbaijan-Uruguay relations even more.

Chairman of the House of Representatives of the Uruguayan Parliament Herman Cardoso said there was big potential for development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Uruguay in all fields. He noted the fact that there was a long distance between Azerbaijan and Uruguay could not prevent expansion of cooperation between the two countries. During the meeting, the sides noted the two countries enjoyed good opportunities for expansion of bilateral ties in the fields of politics, economy, trade, tourism, and agriculture. The Azerbaijani President and the Uruguayan chairman stressed the importance of making relevant steps to achieve this. They also discussed the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Being received by President Ilham Aliyev, Foreign Minister of Gambia, Mrs. Susan Waffa-Ogoo said it was her second visit to Azerbaijan, adding she was deeply impressed by large-scale development processes in Baku since her last trip. Mrs. Susan Waffa-Ogoo handed over a letter of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to the Head of State. The Azerbaijani leader thanked the Gambian President for his letter. President Ilham Aliyev praised development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Gambia. The Head of State stressed the importance of the two countries` mutual support within international organizations. The President expressed hope that the Gambian FM’s visit to Azerbaijan would open new opportunities for development of cooperation between the two countries in a variety of fields.