On September 17, Foreign Minister
At the meeting the sides expressed satisfaction with the Azerbaijani-Italian strategic partnership, the ongoing political dialogue between the two countries, the high level mutual visits, extensive economic cooperation, and intensive exchanges in the fields of culture, science and education. The contribution of the inter-parliamentary cooperation to further developing the friendship relations between Azerbaijan and Italy was emphasized and regular visit exchanges of the parliamentary delegations and activities of inter-parliamentary friendship groups operating in the parliaments of both countries were highly valued.
M.E. Alberti Casellati noted that after the state visit of the Italian President Sercio Mattarella to Azerbaijan on July 18-19, 2018, the dynamics of high-level mutual visits between the two countries continued and the official visit of the First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Noting the existing mutually beneficial cooperation between Azerbaijan and Italy in all areas Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said that Italy is the main trade partner of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan is Italy's important supplier of crude oil and the largest export point in the
The sides also exchanged views on cooperation between Azerbaijan and the European Union, Italy's contribution to this cooperation and regional security issues. Briefing his counterpart about Armenia's military aggression against Azerbaijan, Minister Elmar Mammadyarov stressed the importance of resolving the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in accordance with international law, based on relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council within the framework of Azerbaijan's sovereignty, territorial integrity and internationally recognized borders.