President: We place a special emphasis on expanding relations with Italy, our friendly country and reliable strategic partner
Baku, June 2, AZERTAC
“We hail active involvement of the Italian companies in ongoing reconstruction and restoration works in Azerbaijan, in particular, liberated lands. The companies representing your country are one of those doing most of the work in Karabakh and Eastern Zangazur, and it suggests the level of our interstate relations,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev as he sent a letter of congratulations to Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic on the occasion of June 2-Italy’s Republic Day.
The letter reads: “We place a special emphasis on expanding relations with Italy, our friendly country and reliable strategic partner, and are determined to diversify our joint activity in the non-oil sector and imbue it with new content. Our high-level political dialogue, multiple reciprocal visits, documents signed, joint projects implemented play an important role in defining new directions of our cooperation. We hail Italy’s permanent support for development of Azerbaijan’s relations with the European Union”.
“I am sure that traditional friendly ties between Azerbaijan and Italy, our effective cooperation both bilaterally and within the framework of the European Union will continue from now on by our joint efforts in line with interests of our friendly peoples and deepen our strategic partnership even more,” the letter said.