Kyrgyz Speaker embarks on official Azerbaijan visit

4 ─░yul 2011 11:52 (UTC+04:00)

Speaker of Kyrgyzstan`s parliament Akhmatbek Keldibekov kicked off an official visit to Azerbaijan.
At the Heydar Aliyev international airport he was welcomed by deputy speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament Valeh Alasgarov.
In a brief interview at the airport, Keldibekov said Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan enjoyed strong friendly relations.
"Our relations have been elevated to a new level after we regained our independence."
Keldibekov said the visit was aimed at exploring prospects for expanding the relations between the two countries` parliaments.
The parliaments of Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan will sign a memorandum of understanding on cooperation during the visit.
In Baku Keldibekov will also attend the 3rd Congress of World Azerbaijanis.