AZERTAG

PRESIDENT OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV RECEIVES PROSECUTOR GENERAL OF
KAZAKHSTAN RASHID TUSUPBEKOV
[February 28, 2005, 18:10:55]

President of the Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev on February 29 at
the Presidential Palace received Prosecutor General of the Republic
of Kazakhstan Rashid Tusupbekov.

Head of the Azerbaijan State expressed satisfaction with the
existing relations between two countries, including the development
of strategic cooperation in the political, economic, humanitarian and
others spheres. President Ilham Aliyev noted that after Azerbaijan
has gained state independence, the kind friendly links between
the nationwide leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev and President
of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev have played exclusive role
in foundation of intensive relations in the current phase. And
participation of the Kazakh President at the funerals of the
Azerbaijani nationwide leader was highly appreciated by the People
of Azerbaijan, Mr. Aliyev underlined.

And currently, warm relations between the presidents of Azerbaijan and
Kazakhstan give strong pulse to expansion of bilateral cooperation,
head of the Azerbaijan State said. Reminding his successful visit to
Kazakhstan last year, President Ilham Aliyev said the signed documents
have brought closer the two countries.

Noting that Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan play significant role in the
political processes in the region, in realization of global economic
projects, President Ilham Aliyev underscored that the two states
constantly support each other in the global questions either. From
this standpoint, Kazakhstan, basing on the international legal
principles, always backed fair position of Azerbaijan in settlement
of the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh conflict, which is highly
appreciated by the people of Azerbaijan.

President Ilham Aliyev has evaluated as a good example of
cooperation the signing of document on division of Caspian seabed
and transportation of hydrocarbon reserves. Underlining his consent
with the high level of cooperation between the numerous state
and law-enforcement bodies, including prosecutor service bodies,
President Ilham Aliyev said the prosecutor bodies play great role
in strengthening of sovereignty and ensuring stability. Head of the
Azerbaijan State expressed confidence for further development of
cooperation between the prosecutor bodies of two states.

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Rashid Tusupbekov conveyed greetings
and high considerations of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to the
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, saying Mr. Nazarbayev attaches
great importance to the relations with Azerbaijan. The friendly ties
between the nationwide leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev and President
of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev have set solid ground for the
fraternal relations between the two peoples, Mr. Tusupbekov emphasized.

Noting that presence of socio-political stability in Azerbaijan
and Kazakhstan has prompted high development of economic sphere in
both countries, Rashid Tusupbekov said he was eyewitness of notable
economic development during his visit to Azerbaijan, stressing that he
was deeply impressed by scale of the works at the Sangachal terminal
and quick development in the construction field in Baku.

Dwelling on successful cooperation of the prosecutor bodies of both
countries, the guest said that the agreement on rendering legal
assistance signed during his visit in Baku was a good example of
these links. These relations will play important role in expansion
of cooperation between the prosecutor bodies, as well as promote
settlement of global issues, effective combat against extremism and
terrorism, he stressed.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress