Ilham Aliyev met with President of Latvia in Davos

18 January 2023, 22:00
Ilham Aliyev met with President of Latvia in Davos

In Davos, President Ilham Aliyev of the Republic of Azerbaijan met with President Egils Levits of the Republic of Latvia.

President Ilham Aliyev reflected on his trip to Latvia and extended an invitation to President Egils Levits to visit Azerbaijan.

President Egils Levits graciously accepted the invitation and stated that Azerbaijan is a vital partner for Latvia.

During the conversation, they discussed relations between Azerbaijan and the European Union. It was highlighted that Latvia consistently supports Azerbaijan's relations with the European Union. Azerbaijan's contribution to Europe's energy security and gas supply was also praised. It was emphasized that Azerbaijan's opportunities as a potential electricity exporter to the countries of the European Union would increase. In this regard, the significance of the Agreement on developing and transmitting green energy between Azerbaijan, Georgia, Romania, and Hungary that was signed in Bucharest last December was emphasized.

The parties stressed the significance of Azerbaijan's Middle Corridor location in facilitating vital traffic between Central Asia and the European Union.

During the discussion, cooperation between Latvia and Azerbaijan within the United Nations and other international organizations was also reviewed. The President of Latvia praised the efforts of Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan, as Chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement.

President Egils Levits also noted that Azerbaijan proposed various initiatives as part of its Non-Aligned Movement presidency, highlighting, in particular, the success of its efforts to combat COVID-19.