Ilham Aliyev: there is great potential for expanding Baku-London cooperation
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said during the meeting with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May in London that that the agenda of bilateral relations between the two countries is very wide and Baku and London are actively cooperating in various directions, namely, political, economic, energy, trade and investment spheres.
President Aliyev noted that active work is being carried out to expand and diversify trade ties and there is great potential for that, the Azerbaijani president’s press service reported.
The British PM, in turn, congratulated President Aliyev on his victory in the presidential election. She expressed gratification with the meeting with President Aliyev and stressed that this visit of the Azerbaijani president will create a good opportunity for discussing the issues in the field of economy, trade, energy and security.
May stressed the importance of the agreement signed between Azerbaijani’s state oil company SOCAR and BP in terms of expanding cooperation. She expressed gratitude for the participation and support rendered by Azerbaijan for peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan.