January 12, 2023

President Ilham Aliyev receives Italian Defense Minister

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received Italian Defense Minister Guido Crosetto on Wednesday, January 11th.

President Ilham Aliyev said during the conversation that bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Italy are successfully developing on the basis of strategic partnership. The President addressed the importance of high-level mutual visits in this regard and commended his recent visit to Italy.


The Head of State welcomed Italy’s contribution to the development of Azerbaijan-NATO and Azerbaijan-EU relations, noting that the two countries cooperate closely in various areas, including energy. President Ilham Aliyev also addressed the Southern Gas Corridor and expressed confidence that Guido Crosetto’s visit to Azerbaijan will help strengthen cooperation both between the relevant institutions of the two countries and more broadly….


The Italian Defense Minister thanked President Ilham Aliyev for his appreciation of Italy’s role in developing relations between Azerbaijan and NATO and between Azerbaijan and the European Union.