According to him, he still remembers the first meeting between national leader and then Azerbaijani President Heydar Aliyev and head of Russia.
Ilham Aliyev said that their meeting lasted for a really long time, and after it ended "my father talked about his impression of Russian President for a long time."
"Of course, they had a lot in common: they were trained in the same school - Leningrad KGB School, they were colleagues, who understood each other really well and built relations based on trust," Azerbaijani President said.
He noted that according to his father Heydar Aliyev, "Azerbaijan got a reliable partner when Putin came to power."
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