President meets French counterpart

Wed 19 Sep 2012 00:07 GMT | 04:07 Local Time

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President Ilham Aliyev met French counterpart Francois Hollande at Elysee Palace in Paris.

A guard of honor was lined up for the Azerbaijani President here, AzerTAj reports.

President Ilham Aliyev passed along a ceremonial guard of honor. French President Francois Hollande welcomed the Azerbaijani leader.

During the meeting, they discussed cooperative relations between Azerbaijan and France in various directions. They said these relations were successfully developing in the fields of politics, economy and culture.

The presidents noted the active role of French companies in Azerbaijan`s economy. They stressed the importance of the French investment in Azerbaijan.

The Heads of State said the two countries had good prospects for cooperation in this field.

They also discussed the current state of negotiations to settle the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, as well as what must be done with respect to settlement of this dispute.




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