Ilham Aliyev and President Klaus Iohannis held expanded meeting
02 February 2023, 18:45
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Romania Klaus Iohannis have held an expanded meeting.
Addressing the meeting, President Ilham Aliyev said:
- Mr. President, dear members of the Romanian delegation.
Once again, welcome to Azerbaijan.
We just had very good discussions with Mr. President on the broad range of issues of our bilateral agenda and, once again, confirmed the strategic importance of our relationship. As strategic partners, we move forward. I have very good memories of my visit to Bucharest last month and, of course, the document signed in Bucharest opens the new prospects in front of us. We broadly discussed our future steps, and now with the participation of members of delegations, we will continue on that. At the same time, we already became partners in the natural gas transportation issue, which is also an essential milestone in our cooperation. But definitely, we want to have a broader picture of our cooperation, not only energy but also to cover issues of our trade cooperation.
The Joint Economic Commission met last year and will meet this year. So, we will intensify the work of the Commission, especially taking into account the broad prospects for cooperation with respect to our energy agenda and in all other areas. The relations between our countries are very good and, of course, energy projects will strengthen our partnership.
Once again, Mr. President, members of the delegation, welcome. Thank you for visiting us. It is a big honor to host you in Azerbaijan. And I am sure the visit will be very important for our future cooperation plans. Welcome once again.
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President of Romania Klaus Iohannis said:
- Thank you very much, Mr. President.
Dear members of the delegations.
Indeed, we had a long discussion, but I think it was necessary as the two of us are very determined to strengthen our partnership and foster more and better results.
We had an exchange on various issues. And after we thank the media, I will be in a position to go a bit deeper into some of these issues, maybe two or three details, which we wanted to discuss with our teams.