UK-Azerbaijan Ties Flourish: A 30-Year Legacy of Strength, says PM Sunak

UK-Azerbaijan Ties Flourish: A 30-Year Legacy of Strength, says PM Sunak

Baku, The Gulf Observer: In a congratulatory letter addressed to President Ilham Aliyev on his recent election victory, United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak highlighted the robust and enduring relationship between the United Kingdom and Azerbaijan that has flourished over the past 30 years.

Expressing his best wishes to President Aliyev as he embarks on a new term in office, Prime Minister Sunak underscored the remarkable progress made in bilateral ties between the two nations. Over the last three decades, the relationship has evolved, reaching new heights of cooperation and collaboration.

In the letter, Prime Minister Sunak acknowledged the collaborative efforts between the United Kingdom and Azerbaijan in the preceding twelve months. Notably, the two nations joined forces to support Ukraine, convened a Strategic Dialogue in London, shared expertise on mine clearance, and furthered the development of their trade relationship.

The UK premier emphasized the significance of the year 2024 for Azerbaijan, as the country prepares to host COP29 in November. Recognizing the crucial role this conference plays in advancing global energy transitions and mitigating emissions, Prime Minister Sunak expressed his delight at the opportunity to extend the United Kingdom’s support and expertise, building on their experience as hosts of COP26.

“I am delighted that we are already offering our support and expertise as hosts of COP26 and assure you of our ongoing commitment to assist you in delivering a successful COP29,” stated Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

As both nations look forward to the future, this message of collaboration and support reaffirms the commitment to further strengthen the bonds between the United Kingdom and Azerbaijan, fostering shared goals and aspirations on the international stage.