MOSCOW -- Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker Oktay Asadov has congratulated China on its successful hosting of the Beijing Olympic Games in August, as well as China`s achievements in its opening-up and reform process in the last three decades.
The Azerbaijani-Chinese ties made progress smoothly along with enhanced political mutual trust, close contact between the governments and parliaments and expanding cooperation in various fields, Asadov told a visiting senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Tuesday in Baku.
Wang Jiarui, head of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, said that China attaches importance to the bilateral ties and cherishes the friendship between the two countries.
China will strive to further friendly exchange and substantial cooperation with Azerbaijan, officials attending the meeting quoted him as saying.
Wang arrived in Baku on Sunday as a guest of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party.