Baku, March 4, AZERTAC
"Kuwait attaches great importance to developing its relationship with Azerbaijan," said Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah as he received a copy of credentials from incoming Azerbaijani Ambassador Elkhan Qahraman.
The Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister underlined the importance of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's visit to Kuwait in developing relations between “the two friendly” countries. He also hailed his 2013 visit to Azerbaijan when he attended the second meeting of the joint intergovernmental commission.
Ambassador Qahraman hailed Azerbaijani-Kuwaiti ties as “excellent”. “Azerbaijan also places great emphasis on the overall development of relations with Kuwait.”
He touched upon President Ilham Aliyev's official visit to Kuwait, saying “such high-level visits give a strong impetus to the development of mutually beneficial relations”. The Ambassador also expressed his gratitude to the Kuwaiti government for its political support for Azerbaijan within international organizations. He said he would spare no efforts to contribute to the development and expansion of “close” ties between the two countries.
The meeting was attended by Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah, head of the Foreign Minister's office Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nasser Al-Sabah and protocol affairs adviser Dahri Ajran Al-Ajran.