Azerbaijani parliament speaker meets with Kazakh president  

  29 September 2021    Read: 146
  Azerbaijani parliament speaker meets with Kazakh president  

Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Sahiba Gafarova met with President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the parliament’s press service told

An Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation headed by Speaker Sahiba Gafarova is on an official visit to Kazakhstan.

President Tokayev welcomed Sahiba Gafarova and expressed satisfaction with the high level of bilateral relations and congratulated Azerbaijan on the victory in the second Karabakh war, noting the significant development of historical ties after the two states gained independence.

The relations developed by the Great Leader Heydar Aliyev and the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev are now successfully continued by the heads of the two states, Tokayev said.

He asked to convey his greetings to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

Speaker Gafarova expressed gratitude for the greetings to President Ilham Aliyev and said that relations between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan have reached a completely new level after the two states became independent.

Next year will mark the thirtieth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, she added.

Bilateral relations are moving upward in the parliamentary dimension, and friendship groups operate in the legislative bodies of both countries, Gafarova said.

Azerbaijani and Kazakh MPs exchange visits and hold regular meetings under the influential international parliamentary organizations. This contributes to the development of bilateral relations, Gafarova noted, emphasizing the importance of cooperation within the TURKPA.

Other issues of mutual interest were also discussed at the meeting.

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