EFE | Baku

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met here Saturday with French counterpart François Hollande and expressed gratitude for his active mediation in the process of resolving Baku's decades-long tensions with neighboring Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

"Both leaders exchanged opinions about solving the Armenian-Azerbaijani dispute. Aliyev expressed his satisfaction with Hollande's active participation in the process of resolving the conflict," Azerbaijan's president's office said at the end of the meeting.

French President Francois Hollande (L)and Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliev during their meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan 25 April 2015. Hollande is on an
French President Francois Hollande (L)and Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliev during their meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan 25 April 2015. Hollande is on an official visit to Azerbaijan. (Azerbaiyán, Francia) EFE/EPA/STRINGER
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