Azerbaijani FM meets with Deputy Chairman of Federation Council of Federal Assembly of Russia

Azerbaijani FM meets with Deputy Chairman of Federation Council of Federal Assembly of Russia
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  • calendar-gray 26 August 2020

In the framework of his official visit to the Russian Federation, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with the Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Ilyas Umakhanov, press service of Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA.

The sides exchanged views on various aspects of successfully developing relations between the two countries and noted the high level of inter-parliamentary cooperation.

It was noted that the mutual trust existing between the leaders of the two countries, as well as the exchange of visits, have given impetus to further strengthening of bilateral relations. In this regard, the results of the official visit of the First Vice President of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Russian Federation last year were underlined.

Referring to the legal framework of cooperation between the two countries, the documents on friendship and strategic cooperation of 1997 and 2008 years were highlighted.

Touching upon the issues of cooperation at the international level, the sides exchanged views on expanding mutually beneficial relations within the Parliamentary Assemblies of the OSCE, CIS, and other organizations.

The sides also discussed issues of cooperation on humanitarian, cultural, and educational spheres between the two countries.

Speaking about the steps taken to evacuate citizens from both countries amid the fight against the pandemic, the sides stressed the importance of mutual assistance and solidarity in the current situation.

At the end of the meeting, the Jubilee Medal dedicated to the “75 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941–1945 years” has been presented to Minister Jeyhun Bayramov.

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