No: 176/17, Joint Press Statement by Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People`s Democratic Republic, Saleumxay Kommasith
Baku, June 19, 2017
On June 18-20, 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People`s Democratic Republic, Saleumxay Kommasith is on official visit to Azerbaijan. During his official visit to Azerbaijan Minister Saleumxay Kommasith was received by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev and met with the Prime Minister, Artur Rasi-zade and Speaker of the Milli Majlis, Ogtay Asadov.
Minister Saleumxay Kommasith visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of National Leader Heydar Aliyev. Visiting Alley of Martyrs Minister Saleumxay Kommasith paid tribute to the memory of martyrs and laid a wreath at the “Eternal Fire” Memorial.
During the visit Foreign Ministers Elmar Mammadyarov and Saleumxay Kommasith had a tete-a-tete and extended meeting with the participation of delegations.
Ministers emphasized the importance of renewal and further development of cooperation in all spheres. In this context, they noted the significance of exchange of high level visits in order to promote bilateral relations and cooperation. In this regard, Elmar Mammadyarov pointed out that the visit paid by Saleumxay Kommasith is the first ever official visit between Azerbaijan and Laos and expressed his assurance that the visit would contribute to the development of bilateral relations in all spheres.