Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev hold phone conversation

  Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev hold phone conversation

Russian President Vladimir Putin has phoned President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev today.

The conversation took place shortly before Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's arrival in Baku.

According to the Kremlin, Putin and Aliyev "warmly congratulated each other on the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War."

At the same time, the leaders noted that the memory of the heroism of the soldiers-liberators is sacredly honored both in Russia and in Azerbaijan, and the citizens are deeply grateful to the veterans for their unparalleled heroism during the war.

The press service of the Russian president also drew attention to the fact that Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev reaffirmed their mutual disposition "to build up comprehensive Russian-Azerbaijani cooperation."

Concluding the conversation, the presidents of Russia and Azerbaijan agreed to continue further contacts between the countries at various levels.