It is with pleasure that I bid welcome in Kyiv to our good friend and reliable partner, leader of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, as well as to all members of the delegation from Baku. This visit is special, very symbolic and very substantial. It takes place on the eve of the 30th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations between our countries, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a press statement following the ceremony of signing documents with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
"And its result gives high quality substance to our partnership and politics economy and security. We have signed a Joint Declaration of presidents of Ukraine and Azerbaijan enshrining the commitment to provide reciprocal support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our countries within internationally recognized borders, joint efforts to combat hybrid threats, aspiration to maintain peace and security in the Black Sea and Caspian region and beyond. This and other items of the declaration testify to the unity and similarity of our views on many issues and challenges be they regional or global," Volodymyr Zelenskyy