Baku, April 9, AZERTAC
Deputy chair of the Azerbaijani Parliament Valeh Alasgarov has today met members of the Slovakia-Azerbaijan interparliamentary friendship group of the Slovak National Council.
Mr. Asgarov hailed relations between the two countries, describing them as “fraternal”. He noted the importance of development of ties in the background of recent ongoing processes in the world. He briefed the Slovak delegation on Azerbaijan`s development in last 10 years, adding “Azerbaijan is a country with strongest economy in the Southern Caucasian region and is an author of important projects providing energy security of Europe.”
Touching upon the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the deputy chair said the problem cannot found its just settlement yet.
“Unfortunately, the world community didn`t make decisive steps in time towards the settlement of the problem,” he stressed.
He also informed the Slovak delegation about the European Games to be held in Baku.
Head of the group Madey Robert spoke of the role of high-level relations between the legislative bodies in development of ties between the two countries, and stressed the existing opportunities for further strengthening of cooperation in various fields.
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Later, the Slovak delegation met with members of the working group on Azerbaijan-Slovakia interparliamentary relations. Head of the working group Shamsaddin Hajiyev spoke of the historic relations between the two countries.
He expressed gratitude to the Slovak parliament for supporting Azerbaijan`s just position on the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Madey Robert hailed Azerbaijan`s rapid development.