"Provisions of the Moscow Declaration on Allied Cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan are directed to the future," noted in the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Azerbaijan, APA reports.
"It is very symbolic that Russia and Azerbaijan are celebrating the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations in a new capacity. On February 22 this year in Moscow, Presidents Putin and Aliyev signed the Declaration on Allied Cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan. The provisions of this document are directed to the future. New allied relations will continue to develop progressively as before on the basis of strong traditions of good neighborliness, equality and consideration of each other's interests. This fully meets the long-term interests of the peoples of Russia and Azerbaijan," says the statement.