Baku. Anakhanum Hidayatova – APA. David InterContinental Hotel in Tel-Aviv hosted solemn ceremony in honor of Azerbaijani delegation led by Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, who is on a visit to Israel. Co-founder of the Azerbaijani-Israeli Chamber of Commerce Alex Kaplun told APA that the guests were welcomed by Chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, other public figures and business leaders of the country.
Lieberman called Azerbaijani high-level delegation’s visit as historical and noted that this visit is an example of friendship and strategic partnership between the two countries. He said that trade turnover between the two countries reached $ 3.5 billion and it proves strong and unbreakable relations between the two countries. Lieberman said they want to see Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and other leaders in Israel in the near future.
Mammadyarov expressed his gratitude to the Israeli side and his friend Avigdor Lieberman for the hospitality. He assured the Israelis that modern Azerbaijan is a close friend and strategic partner of Israel.
Representatives of the Azerbaijani community in Israel also attended the event. Azerbaijani music was played at the event.