12 September 2008 05:18
As a result of signing a number of the inter-governmental agreements between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan in Baku on 11 September, the Heads of States, Ilham Aliyev and Islam Karimov, made a joint statement. The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, said that the visit of his Uzbek counterpart to Azerbaijan assumes great significance. The Head of State said that the results of this visit will play an exceptional role in the further co-operation of the two countries. Noting that Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan have strong positions in their regions, Ilham Aliyev emphasized the importance of this factor from the point of view of the regional co-operation.