Azerbaijan`s ambassador to the South African Republic Elkhan Polukhov has today delivered a lecture on the country`s internal and foreign policy for student and teaching staff of the Pretoria University.
The diplomat touched upon the internal and foreign problems which the country faced after gaining the independence, as well as the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
He spoke of Azerbaijani national leader Heydar Aliyev`s role in the settlement of these difficulties.
He noted thanks to successful continuation of Heydar Aliyev`s policy by President Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan became a leading country in the region and played an important role in the international arena and world policy.
Polukhov briefed the event participants on Azerbaijan`s economic achievements.
The ambassador noted that the 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between Azerbaijan and the South African Republic was marked this year, adding the countries` relations reached a new level.