Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Pope Francis’ visit to Azerbaijan is very important for the relations between Azerbaijan and the Holy See as well as for the dialogue among civilizations, said Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.
He made the remarks at a meeting with Pope Francis in Baku Oct. 2.
President Aliyev said he is glad to greet Pope Francis in Azerbaijan.
“Your visit to Azerbaijan is a historic visit,” said Ilham Aliyev, expressing gratitude to the Pope for accepting his invitation and visiting Azerbaijan.
President Aliyev noted that representatives of all religions live in Azerbaijan as one family, in peace and good neighborliness.