Lithuania and Azerbaijan have been strategic partners for many years, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said in his press statement after meetings with President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda, APA reports.
"The Declaration on Strategic Partnership signed between us really reflects the essence of our cooperation. Today, Mr. President's visit is further evidence of the strategic nature of our cooperation.
We have discussed a number of issues. Of course, we are pleased to emphasize the strong political ties between our countries, the political dialogue that helps us to resolve various issues on the bilateral agenda. Two years ago, we had the opportunity to talk to Mr. President via video conference, and very constructive and productive discussions took place. Now we have the opportunity to talk about many important issues on the bilateral agenda in a live format.
As you know, we will address representatives of the business communities of our countries later today. I am aware that there is a great mutual interest in working together. Today, we discussed various aspects of cooperation in economic, trade, transport, agriculture, education, energy, sports and other fields, both bilaterally and in an expanded format," said President Ilham Aliyev.