Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker meets Member of Dutch Senate
Baku, April 25 (AZERTAC). Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ogtay Asadov has met a delegation led by Member of the Senate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Rene van der Linden.
The Speaker spoke about the development of cooperation and friendly relations between the two countries over the last years.
He said awarding Rene van der Linden with the Order of Friendship by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev was an indicator of friendship between the two countries.
The Speaker also recalled the Azerbaijan-Netherlands business forum held in Baku, highlighting the importance of these forums in boosting economic relations between the two countries.
He also stressed the significance of strengthening legal framework for developing relations.
Asadov also provided an insight into the history and consequences of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
“We support resolution of the conflict on the basis of Azerbaijan`s territorial integrity, and norms and principles of the international law. Armenia still refuses to honour the documents adopted by the international organizations on the settlement of the conflict,” he said.
Rene van der Linden, in turn, praised friendly relations, adding that there were good opportunities for boosting cooperation between Azerbaijan and the Netherlands in economic, business and cultural fields.
The Member of the Senate expressed hope for fair settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.