King Salman meets with Azerbaijan’s president Ilham Aliyev

Sunday 05th Apr 2015

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King Salman hosted an official visit of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev on Sunday, meeting at the airport, where both national anthems were played, then moving on to the royal palace in Riyadh on for talks on international issues.

King Salman with President Ilham Aliyev

King Salman with President Ilham Aliyev

The talks were attended by senior mmembers of the respective governments including Prince Saud al-Faisal (minister of Foreign affairs), Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz and Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov. The meeting focused on moving towards stronger bilateral cooperation between the two countries, both of which are two of the largest oil exporters in the world.

The heads of state also discussed regional and international developments, according to SPA.


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