Ilham Aliyev received Georgian foreign minister

05 September 2017, 17:05
Ilham Aliyev received Georgian foreign minister

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Foreign Minister of Georgia Mikheil Janelidze.

The head of state touched upon a trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish foreign ministers to be held in Baku, and described this event as an important format of cooperation, which contributed to the strengthening of regional cooperation of the countries.

President Ilham Aliyev said this format created a good opportunity for discussing the bilateral and trilateral issues. The head of state noted that the Azerbaijani-Georgian bilateral relations successfully develop and good results were achieved in all areas. President Ilham Aliyev hailed the dynamics of the development of relations, and pointed out the expansion of cooperation in several important fields.

Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of Georgia Mikheil Janelidze thanked President Ilham Aliyev for Azerbaijan`s assistance to his country during the wildfires. The FM described this as a great support for his country. Mikheil Janelidze said bilateral relations actively develop, adding that this is evidenced by the expansion of trade and economic cooperation.

The minister said significant work has been carried out under strategic transport projects in Georgia, and expressed his hope that construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will be completed this year.

They exchanged views over the prospects of relations between the two countries.