Baku, 4 October 2022 (TDI): The Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud came on an official visit to Azerbaijan. He was received by the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

The Ministers of foreign affairs of Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia attended an event on the occasion of the celebration of 30 years of diplomatic relations between both states. It was followed by a meeting of both Foreign Ministers.


Later on, the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia had a meeting with the President of Azerbaijan.

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Conversation between President and the Foreign Minister

During the conversation between the president of Azerbaijan and the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, both officials exchanged warm greetings.

The message of the President of Azerbaijan

Ilham Aliyev said to the Saudi FM, “Please convey my greetings to His Royal Highness and Crown Prince. I have very good memories of my visit to your brotherly country and the discussions held with His Royal Highness and the Crown Prince. I am sure that your visit will play a very important part in the further development of our relations, which have already reached the highest possible level. We are attaching great value to these sincere relations between our countries.”

The President of Azerbaijan also appreciated the support of Saudi Arabia in the case of the Armenian War. “We have always felt the support of your government and people. During the occupation, Saudi Arabia was one of a handful of countries that continuously supported our righteous cause. A clear example of this was the fact that Saudi Arabia did not establish diplomatic relations with Armenia during the occupation. Only three countries in the world have taken this step, and we are really grateful for that.” The Azerbaijani said to President to Saudi FM.

Furthermore, Aliyev discussed the cultural ties and cooperation of the two countries. He said, “Cultural relations between our brotherly countries are also developing successfully. We are very close to each other. Our citizens visit Saudi Arabia, your citizens come to Azerbaijan, and they see this clearly.”

Response of FM of Saudi Arabia

In response, accordingly, the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia said, “we have much more to do. We have tremendous potential based on the strong friendship between us. Under your leadership and guidance, we have made progress on a number of economic issues over the past few months. Despite the strong relations between our nations at the political level, there is much work to be done in the field of economy.”

Moreover, He added, “Your Excellency, in the last two years, there has been significant economic growth in Azerbaijan, and your country has achieved great success like the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We in Saudi Arabia believe that there are great opportunities out there for building stronger cooperation on the basis of our existing brotherly relations between us.”