Azer Tag, Azerbaijan
May 8 2004
PRESIDENT OF AZERBAIJAN REPUBLIC ILHAM ALIYEV AND PRESIDENT OF
RUSSIAN FEDERATION VLADIMIR PUTIN HAVE TELEPHONE CONVERSATION
[May 08, 2004, 19:19:06]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev telephoned to
President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on May 8, Azerbaijan
president’s press-service told AzerTAj.
President Ilham Aliyev offered his sincere congratulations to
Vladimir Putin on reassuming the office of President of the Russian
Federation. The head Azerbaijan state expressed satisfaction with
dynamically developing bilateral cooperation between Azerbaijan and
Russia, and stressed that deepening of mutual relations in all
spheres meet fundamental interests of the two peoples.
The two leaders exchanged views on urgent peaceful settlement of the
Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and pointed out the
importance of the problems’ resolution from the standpoint of
security and future development of the region.
During the conversation, the two Presidents also touched upon the
legal status of the Caspian and emphasized the necessity to continue
cooperation in this sphere.
Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked President Ilham Aliyev for
the sincere congratulations, expressed hope for further joint efforts
to bring relationship between the two countries to a higher level.