On May 9, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mujib, APA reports.
Emphasizing that our countries cooperate successfully in various fields, the head of state noted the high political relations between the two countries. Recalling with satisfaction his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, President Ilham Aliyev said that the hospitality shown during these visits once again demonstrated the fraternal relations existing between our peoples.
The President stressed that Azerbaijan has a special sympathy for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Because the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the few countries in the world that has not established any diplomatic relations with Armenia. The reason was that our lands were under occupation. President Ilham Aliyev noted that we highly appreciate this position. The head of state said that the liberation of our lands due to the 44-day war showed the Armenian savagery and the destruction of everything in the liberated lands by Armenians, including 65 of the 67 mosques by Armenians.
Emphasizing that cooperation opportunities have increased in the economic sphere, including energy, have increased since the restoration of the country's territorial integrity. President Ilham Aliyev expressed satisfaction with the interest of large Saudi companies in Azerbaijan in this regard.
President Ilham Aliyev stressed that the opportunities for cooperation in the economic sphere, including in the field of energy, increased even more after the restoration of the territorial integrity of the country and expressed his satisfaction with the interest of large companies of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Azerbaijan in this regard, and praised the laying of the foundation of a wind farm in Azerbaijan by ACWA Power as a good example.
Emphasizing that our countries support each other in international organizations, the head of state said that people-to-people contacts, mutual visits, and an increase in the number of tourists created a good basis for further development of our cooperation.
President Ilham Aliyev expressed confidence that the visit of Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mujib would contribute to the development of bilateral relations.
Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mujib conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman Al-Saud to the President.
President Ilham Aliyev thanked for the greetings and asked to convey his greetings to Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Noting that the development processes in Azerbaijan caused them a sense of joy, the guest said: “I want to congratulate you on the development of your country. We have heard a lot about Azerbaijan, about the achievements of your country in the economic, social, and social spheres. In particular, we congratulate you on your great Victory and the liberation of your lands in a short time.”
On the eve of May 10- the birthday of the great leader Heydar Aliyev, Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mujib paid tribute to his memory.
During the meeting, sides exchanged views on the prospects of cooperation.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by the Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mujib, APA reports.