President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Minister of Defense of the State of Israel Yoav Gallant in Munich.
President Ilham Aliyev congratulated Yoav Gallant on his appointment as the Defense Minister of Israel and welcomed the contacts and telephone conversations between him and Azerbaijan's defense minister.
The President acknowledged that the relationship between Azerbaijan and Israel is amicable and founded on a partnership-based approach. He lauded the progress made in various areas of cooperation, particularly in defense and military-technical spheres.
President Ilham Aliyev expressed his confidence that the opening of Azerbaijan's embassy in Israel soon will contribute more to the development of relations between the two countries.
Yoav Gallant conveyed the greetings of the leadership of the State of Israel to the head of state.
President Ilham Aliyev thanked for the greetings and asked Yoav Gallant to pass along his greetings to the leadership of the State of Israel.
During the meeting, Minister Yoav Gallant praised the advancement of relations between the two nations and recalled his visit to Azerbaijan, expressing admiration for the favorable conditions established for the Jewish community in the city of Guba. The discussion between the parties also encompassed other topics of shared interest.