Ilham Aliyev: Pakistan has always been next to us. Azerbaijanis highly value this

Azerbaijani people highly appreciated the political and moral support of Pakistan, President Ilham Aliyev said, speaking at the International Conference “Along the Middle Corridor: Geopolitics, Security and Economics”.

“Over the past two months, I met the Prime Minister of Pakistan Shakhbaz Sharif, and we widely discussed the agenda of our bilateral relations, the agenda of friendship and fraternity. We are grateful to Pakistan for constant support in the issue of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations. And during the period of occupation. , both during the war, and after the liberation of the territories, Pakistan has always been next to us, and this political and moral support is highly valued by the Azerbaijani people, ”said the head of the Azerbaijani state.

The President of Azerbaijan also said that he discussed the intensification of trade and economic relations with Pakistan Prime Minister. “We must think about what products we can provide each other. Why do we need to buy rice from others if we can purchase high -quality rice from a fraternal country?”

Ilham Aliyev also noted contacts with the leaders of the Central Asian region, calling them very dynamic.