Putin and Aliyev discuss development of bilateral relations
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, according to the Kremlin press service.
"The presidents exchanged views on various issues relating to the development of bilateral relations, and prospects for cooperation, as well as future contacts," according to the statement.
The conversation was held at the initiative of the Azerbaijani side.
The Azerbaijani presidential press service noted that Ilham Aliyev thanked Vladimir Putin for naming the Surgut city airport after the prominent oilman Farman Salmanov, and emphasized that the decision was received by the Azerbaijani public with deep gratitude.