BAKU: Ilham Aliyev Meets Jacques Chirac in France

Ilham Aliyev Meets Jacques Chirac in France

Baku Today, Azerbaijan
Sept 8 2004

08/09/2004 21:56

Meeting of French president Jacques Chirac with Azerbaijan president
Ilham Aliyev was held yesterday evening. The Parties indicated active
development of bilateral political and economical relations.

Turan/BT — Chirac supposes, contacts of both states are in
“excellent level”. As a proof he mentioned France as the third
partner of Azerbaijan in foreign trade.

During the conversation, presidents touched upon issues, connected
with integration of Azerbaijan into European Union. Particularly, the
issue of Azerbaijan participation in the program of new neighborhood
with European Union was discussed.

Regional problems and Karabakh conflict settlement was discussed as
well. Chirac stated, Paris is for continuation of negotiations on
peaceful settlement of conflict. “As co-chairman of the Minsk group
of OSCE, France will do its best towards settlement of this issue,”
Chirac said.

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