President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud welcomed President Ilham Aliyev to his country, and expressed his confidence that the visit will be a success.
The parties expressed satisfaction with the level of the bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia, and emphasized the importance of the visit in terms of the development of cooperation. The significance of developing mutual understanding and fruitful cooperation between Islamic countries was underlined at the meeting. The sides noted the fact that the two countries were actively cooperating and supporting each other in international organizations. Prospects for expanding cooperation in the fields of economy, particularly oil and gas, tourism, agriculture as well as between business communities were discussed.. The parties also exchanged views over mutual investment making.
It was noted that Saudi Arabia supported peaceful settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.