AzerTag, Azerbaijan State Info Agency
June 1 2004
AT THE CABINET OF MINISTERS
[June 01, 2004, 18:38:15]
Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Republic Artur Rasizadeh received on
June 1 delegation of the Ministry of Defense of Kyrghyzstan, headed
by the minister, colonel-general Esen Topoev.
Welcoming the visitors, the head of the government of Azerbaijan
Republic has emphasized, that the relations between Azerbaijan and
Kyrghyzstan develop intensively. In 1997, the President of
Kyrghyzstan Askar Akayev has made official visit to Azerbaijan. The
head of two countries – Heydar Aliyev and Askar Akayev frequently met
at various forums, negotiated, that promoted development of mutual
Speaking about economic development of Azerbaijan after gaining state
independence, Artur Rasi-zade has noted that in 1993 the Azerbaijan
statehood has undergone a real threat. Only with arrival to
management of the country of the national leader, President Heydar
Aliyev and his efforts situation in the country was stabilized. The
economy began to develop in good rates. Azerbaijan has solved many
economic, social problems.
However, as the Prime Minister has noted the main unresolved problem
is the Armenian-Azerbaijan Nagorny Karabakh conflict. Our country
wants to solve this problem in the peace way in view of territorial
integrity of Azerbaijan. Unfortunately, Artur Rasizadeh ascertained,
in the world there are double standards, and many states do not state
openly, that Armenia is the country – aggressor, that also prevents
the fair solution of the said question.
Having thanked for reception, Minister of Defiance of Kyrghyzstan
colonel-general Esen Topoev informed that on June 1 in Baku between
defense departments of two countries was signed an intergovernmental
agreement on military cooperation.
He has noted, that each time, coming to Baku, he sees the big
positive changes in shape of city that testifies to economic growth
At the reception, also were exchanged opinions on some questions,
representing mutual interest.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress