|President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev receives Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee's Secretariat Le Hong Anh in Baku on Monday.— Photo en.trend.az
HA NOI (VNS) — Azerbaijan planned to foster its multifaceted co-operation with Viet Nam, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev told Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee's Secretariat Le Hong Anh in Baku on Monday.
President Ilham Aliyev, who is also Chairman of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party, expressed his hope for further ties between the two countries' ruling parties, creating a trustworthy political foundation for the time-honoured friendship between the two governments and peoples.
The same day, Anh held talks with Deputy Prime Minister Ali Akhmedov, Vice Chairman and Executive Secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party.
The two sides informed each other of their countries' respective situations, shared their experience in Party matters, and exchanged views on issues of mutual concern.
They agreed the Vietnamese delegation's visit was a milestone in the two parties' relations following the ratification of a memorandum of understanding on co-operation in Ha Noi in April 2013.
With regard to regional and international disputes, both sides underlined the need to settle disagreements peacefully and in line with international law.
In a separate meeting, Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov spoke highly of Viet Nam's role in the region and the world, saying his country deemed Viet Nam a reliable Southeast Asian partner. — VNS