Baku hosts roundtable on Azerbaijan-China relationship
Baku, April 11 (AzerTAc). The roundtable “Azerbaijan-China relations: modernity and prospects” was held here on Thursday at the Public Administration Academy to mark the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Azerbaijan.
Rector of the academy Urkhan Alakbarov noted China was one of the first countries to recognize independence of Azerbaijan.
China backs Azerbaijan`s territorial integrity and sovereignty while Azerbaijan supports the One-China policy.
Speaking to the event, Chinese ambassador to Azerbaijan Hong Jiuyin touched upon celebration of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two nations. He went on to say that China puts special emphasis on development of relationship with Azerbaijan.
China recognized independence of Azerbaijan on December 27, 1991 and the two countries established diplomatic relations on April 2, 1992.
The event saw presentations on Azerbaijan-China cooperation in training of servants, Azerbaijan-China cooperation and mechanisms of its realization, dynamics of Azerbaijan-China trade relations etc.