BAKU: President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan reached out to President Ilham Aliyev of the Republic of Azerbaijan with a heartfelt phone call on Sunday to convey warm congratulations on the occasion of President Aliyev’s birthday. During the conversation, Mirziyoyev extended sincere wishes for good health and continued success in President Aliyev’s presidential activities.
Expressing gratitude for the thoughtful wishes, President Ilham Aliyev underscored the deepening friendly and brotherly relations between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. Both leaders acknowledged the positive trajectory of bilateral relations across various domains, attributing the success to high-level regular meetings and contacts that foster collaboration.
Azerbaijan’s Hosting COP29
President Aliyev also expressed appreciation for the congratulatory letter from President Mirziyoyev regarding Azerbaijan’s hosting of the COP29 next year, considering it a testament to Azerbaijan’s growing influence on the international stage and a demonstration of respect for the country.
In response, President Mirziyoyev reiterated his congratulations, emphasizing that Azerbaijan’s decision to host the COP29 reflects the country’s increasing authority globally.
During the phone conversation, the leaders discussed the prospects for further strengthening bilateral relations and expressed confidence in the continued expansion of cooperation.