On April 12, First Vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva met with chairperson of the Russian Federation Federal Assembly’s Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, who is on an official visit to Azerbaijan.
Mehriban Aliyeva, sincerely welcoming chairperson of the Russian Federation Federal Assembly’s Federation Council Valentina Matvienko to Azerbaijan, said she has always been a welcome guest in our country. Congratulating the guest on her jubilee and the awards she has been conferred on, she wished Valentina Matvienko sound health, and successes in her future activities. Underscoring the works carried out by the chairperson of Russian Federal Assembly’s Federation Council, Mehriban Aliyeva said she has made significant contribution to strengthening of the friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Russia.
Expressing delight in visiting Azerbaijan again, Valentina Matvienko said she has always come to Azerbaijan with good intention. The guest thanked for the hospitality and attention she has been shown in Azerbaijan. The chairperson of Russian Federal Assembly’s Federation Council mentioned her meeting with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, saying this meeting was a great honour for her. Valentina Matvienko noted that they held an exchange of opinions with President Ilham Aliyev about future advancement of the Azerbaijan-Russia relations.