Thursday, May 18, 2006
Ilham Aliyev met with US Assistant Secretary of State
05-07-2006 REGNUM News - President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received US Assistant Secretary of State for Business Affairs Frank Mermoud, REGNUM was informed at Presidential Administration press office. The Head of state stressed the strategic character of Azerbaijani-US relations. Speaking of fruitful meetings and talks that he had during his recent visit to the US, Aliyev stated that the visit should positively influence all the spheres of the bilateral relations, including economic cooperation. Addressing to Aliyev, Mermoud said: “We believe that your visit to the USA was a success.” Mermoud highly appraised meetings of the Azerbaijani President in the US. Particularly, the guest mentioned that Ilham Aliyev’s speech before US businessmen made a good impression..