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President Ilham Aliyev met permanent representatives of NATO member countries in Brussels - PHOTOS

16 January 2014 [09:30] - TODAY.AZ
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met permanent representatives of the member countries of NATO in Brussels.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Secretary General of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen have given a joint press conference following their meeting in Brussels.

After the Azerbaijani President and the NATO Secretary General made press statements, they responded to questions from journalists.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Secretary General of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen as part of his working visit to Brussels.

The NATO Secretary General congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on his re-election, and wished him successes in his activities.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen recalled the Azerbaijani President`s visit to NATO and his own visit to Azerbaijan in 2012, saying the visits saw the country and the organization conduct fruitful discussions. He praised NATO-Azerbaijan relations, as well as the country`s assistance to the organization`s peacemaking operations in Afghanistan through transit lines and funding.

The NATO Secretary General said Azerbaijan was an important country in terms of ensuring energy security of Europe and peace and security in the Caucasus.

President Ilham Aliyev hailed Azerbaijan-NATO relations, saying they were developing in a variety of areas. The President noted the importance of Azerbaijan`s active contribution to ensuring Europe`s energy security.

President Ilham Aliyev said Azerbaijan considered its relationship with NATO a crucial part of its Euroatlantic integration. The Head of State said he believed cooperation between the country and the organization would continue developing.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Philippe Lefort.

They exchanged views on current state of and prospect for development of the Azerbaijan-EU relations.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in the Kingdom of Belgium for a working visit.


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President Ilham Aliyev arrives in Belgium for working visit






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