Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov and Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Kairat Abdrakhmanov had an exchange of congratulatory letters on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
In the letter addressed to his counterpart, Mammadyarov said that deep historical and cultural-moral relations, mutual respect and long lasting friendship of the two countries constitute the basis for the high level cooperation, Azertac reported.
Furthermore, the Minister mentioned that bilateral relations encompassing all fields serve to the development of mutually beneficial cooperation.
Mammadyarov pointed out that the main decisions on further development of cooperation were made during the visit of President of Kazakstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to Azerbaijan this year and his meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
The FM expressed his confidence that diplomatic activity focused on implementation of abovementioned decisions will be continued successfully and effectively during the upcoming years.
Mammadyarov highly appreciated Kazakhstan's support to Azerbaijan's fair position on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on the basis of sovereignty, territorial integrity and inviolability of internationally recognized borders in bilateral and multilateral levels.
Abdrakhmanov, for his part, said that over passed period high level political dialogue, traditional respect and atmosphere of mutual confidence based on the historical friendship between the two countries are the main achievements of Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan cooperation.
The minister mentioned that the mutual contacts between two countries in all levels led to the development of multilateral cooperation. In this respect, the Minister pointed out that within the framework of the official visit of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to Azerbaijan this April the main issues on the agenda of bilateral relations were discussed.
He stressed that the implementation of these decisions will give further impetus to the future development of strategic partnership.
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