Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan Presidents discuss transit-transport capacity of countries
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in Baku, the press-service of Akorda reports.
After the official ceremony Zagulba residence between heads of States the talks were held.
The state and prospects of development of political, trade-economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation were discussed, as well as topical issues were on the international and regional agenda.
Nursultan Nazarbayev noted the traditionally friendly nature of bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan due to long historical and cultural connections.
The head of State stressed that serious dynamics of the further partnership development of two countries can make new trends in the world economy.
"We see that the world crisis causes serious damage to national economies. However, this allows you to use hidden opportunities, creating new joint production. Diversifying the economy, attention should be given to innovative technology”, the President of Kazakhstan said.
The head of the State noted the need for increased interaction across the bilateral cooperation, including the development of transit transport capacity of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.
"This meeting should give new impetus to the launch of our relationship in a new format that allows more closely to develop interaction between our countries”, the President of Kazakhstan said.
The head of State also drew attention to the understanding and the convergence of both States in the international sphere. In addition, Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Ilham Aliyev with the referendum in 2016 in which the people of Azerbaijan supported constitutional changes aimed at the extension of the term of accountability of the President of the country.
In turn, Aliyev noted the importance of the visit of the President of Kazakhstan in the context of the further deepening and expanding of the cooperation.
"I am confident that the documents signed today, will further deepen the bilateral relations. Kazakhstan is our friendly, brotherly country and we attach great importance to today's meeting”, he said.
The President of Azerbaijan noted the achievements made under the leadership of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.