The Declaration on Allied Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia dated February 22, 2022 brings relations between the countries to a new steady level, Russian Ambassador Mikhail Bocharnikov said at a press conference.
According to Bocharnikov, this document has become a key aspect of the meeting between presidents of the two countries.
"The provisions of this declaration lay the foundation for our cooperation in accordance with international law," he noted.
"This is a key and comprehensive document that opens a new era in our relations. Its signing means that Russia is aimed at long-term cooperation with Azerbaijan," the envoy stressed.
According to Bocharnikov, Baku and Moscow have an interest in peace and security in the region. "Russia aims to further develop allied relations, friendship and good-neighborliness," he noted.
The Declaration on Allied Cooperation was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev on February 22 following the talks in the Kremlin. As Putin noted, the document is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations.