By the invitation of the President of Republic Moldova of Vladimir Voronina on April, 21st, 2005 the President of the Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliev was with official visit in Republic Moldova. Passed in confidential and friendly conditions negotiations have confirmed affinity of positions of the parties on the most important questions representing mutual interest.
Positively having estimated an existing contract-legal basis of the Moldavian-Azerbaijan relations and having underlined importance «Friendship treaties and cooperation between the Azerbaijan Republic and Republic Moldova» from November, 27th, 1997 and «the Joint Declaration of the President of the Azerbaijan Republic and the President of Republic Moldova» from October, 26th, 2004, Presidents have supported necessity of its expansion and perfection for all spheres.
The Azerbaijan Republic supports the steps undertaken by Republic Moldova for the decision of a Dnestr problem and prompt ðåèíòåãðàöèè of the country. Both parties have condemned the separative leaders of the Tiraspol who has transformed Dnestr region in «a black hole», the centre of intensity with a view of personal enrichment of those who keeps the power, roughly breaking basic democratic principles, the rights and freedom of the person.
Presidents also have underlined importance of the prompt and unconditional performance of existing Istanbul obligations in a context of the long-term permission of a Dnestr problem. Both parties have confirmed adherence to the prompt peaceful settlement of the conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Azerbaijan Republic and round it, on the basis of the conventional norms and principles of international law, the sovereignty, territorial integrity, indestructibility of the international-recognised borders of the states and performance of corresponding resolutions of the UN Security Council and OSCE decisions.
The Moldavian party welcomes active participation of the Azerbaijan party in various projects of economic character, in particular the Investment agreement between the Azerbaijan companies and the Republic Moldova Government about end of building of port, the oil terminal and oil refining combine around settlement Dzhurdzhulesht. During visit a number of bilateral agreements in the field of an air communication, veterinary science, tele-radio broadcasting, information and information technologies, labour activity and social protection of citizens of two countries has been signed.