President Ilham Aliyev has received Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko.
President Ilham Aliyev congratulated Valentina Matviyenko on her re-election as Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia. The head of state described the participation of a delegation of the Russian Federation led by the Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly in the 4th Baku International Humanitarian Forum as a great importance given to this event. President Ilham Aliyev asked Valentina Matviyenko to convey his gratitude to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin for his congratulations on the occasion of the Forum. The Azerbaijani President noted that very positive and dynamic development of relations between the two countries, the scope of cooperation in all areas, the growth of trade in the economic sphere were highlighted during a recent meeting with the President of Russia in Astrakhan.
The head of state stressed the importance of interparliamentary ties in terms of the further development of bilateral relationship.
Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko conveyed greetings and best wishes on behalf of President Vladimir Putin to the head of state. She thanked President Ilham Aliyev for the invitation to the 4th Baku International Humanitarian Forum. Valentina Matviyenko hailed the head of state`s speech at the Forum. She said the development of Baku had made a deep impression on members of the delegation.
During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The head of state expressed his gratitude for the greetings of Vladimir Putin and asked Valentina Matviyenko to communicate his greetings to the President of Russia.