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03 November 2012 [10:42] - Today.Az
Azerbaijani ambassador to Pakistan Dashqin Shikarov has met Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.
Mr. Shikarov spoke of the existing friendship relations between the two countries, adding Pakistan was the second country, which recognized Azerbaijan`s independence.
On the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, he noted that Pakistan absolutely supported Azerbaijan on this issue.
The ambassador said that Azerbaijani people and Government highly appreciated adoption of a statement by Pakistani Senate on recognition of the Khojaly genocide. They discussed cooperation between the two countries` armed forces.
The diplomat delivered an invitation letter of Azerbaijani Defense Minister, colonel-general Safar Abiyev to the Pakistan`s Chief of Army Staff for an official visit to the country in 2013.
Ashfaq Parvez Kayani hailed friendly and fraternal relations between Azerbaijan and Pakistan, praising development of political and military ties between the two countries.
The General added that brotherhood relations between the two countries would continue to develop. He said that Pakistan supported Azerbaijan`s just position towards solving the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Ashfaq Parvez Kayani provided information about defence industry opportunities of Pakistan, adding the two countries have huge potential in this sphere.
Following the meeting, the Azeri ambassador presented a carpet to Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, reflecting his portrait, which waved by Azerbaijani carpet masters.