Yushchenko and his Azerbaijani colleague took part in an Official Dinner for President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
toast President Yushchenko stressed that relations between Ukraine and Azerbaijan has reached a new level.
“For Ukrainian side it is historic that our states have reached a strategic
status of their relations. It means that the
values we had sketched together are not only of today. They are our plan for
the future”, - said Victor Yushchenko.
Aliyev from his part emphasized that Ukraine
have been partners from the moment when they gained independence. “It will be so
further. In the document we have signed today the format of our relations is
clearly stated: friendship and strategic cooperation”, - he said.