First vice speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ziyafat Asgarov has met Georgian minister of foreign affairs Maya Panjikidze.
Asgarov highlighted Azerbaijan-Georgia relationship, saying last year marked the 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. He said the scope of bilateral cooperation in various spheres expanded in recent years. The vice speaker added intergovernmental documents signed between the two countries created solid legal basis for cooperation.
Asgarov said both Azerbaijan and Georgia realize major international projects, which play important role in energy security of Europe. “The two countries are also cooperating in international organizations.”
The vice speaker also underlined the role of legislative bodies in deepening bilateral relationship.
Panjikidze said she was happy to participate in the international conference on strengthening cooperation in preventing terrorism in Baku. She noted Azerbaijan was the main and strategic partner of Georgia in the South Caucasus region. “Official Tbilisi is interested in development of relations with Baku in various spheres.”
During the meeting the sides discussed other questions, including how to intensify reciprocal visits of parliamentarians, increase exchange of experience and revive the work of intergovernmental joint commission.