Azerbaijani Politics 17 july — 12:54

Ilham Aliyev meets his Latvian counterpart in Riga (Photo)

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An official welcoming ceremony has today been held for President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at the residence of the Latvian President, Riga Castle, informs the press service of the Azerbaijani head of state.

After the welcoming ceremony, President Ilham Aliyev and President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis have held a tete-a-tete meeting.

The presidents noted successful development of the bilateral relations in political, economic and other areas. The importance of the Azerbaijani President's official visit to Latvia in terms of the expansion of relations was emphasised. The heads of state exchanged views over the current state and prospects of Azerbaijan-Latvia relations, and discussed the opportunities for expanding the bilateral ties.

The presidents also exchanged views over other issues of mutual interest.

After the tete-a-tete meeting, Ilham Aliyev and Raimonds Vejonis have held an expanded meeting with the participation of government officials of the two countries.

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