Ilham Aliyev meets high-ranking US State Department official
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has received the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Bridget Brink.
Stressing the successful development of Azerbaijan-US relations, Ilham Aliyev recalled his recent visit to the US and participation in the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.
The President noted that the adherence to strengthening the partnership relations between Azerbaijan and the US was again reaffirmed as part of his visit to the US, where very fruitful and important discussions were held with the US Vice-President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry and the Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker.
Aliyev expressed gratitude to the US President Barack Obama for the letter addressed to the participants of the 23rd International Caspian Oil and Gas Conference held in Baku and for the positive words in the letter, reflecting the true essence of friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries, Trend reports.
Recalling Brink’s visit to Azerbaijan in 2015, President Aliyev stressed its significance in terms of the positive dynamics in the development of Azerbaijan-US relations.
Ilham Aliyev said that the cooperation between Azerbaijan and the US covers very broad areas of the agenda. Stressing very good current relations between Azerbaijan and the US, the president expressed confidence that Brink’s visit to Azerbaijan will contribute to the successful development of Azerbaijan-US relations.
Brink said that she would make every effort to further improve the sustainable cooperation between Azerbaijan and the US. She also congratulated President Aliyev on the successful completion of the F1 Grand Prix of Europe in Baku.