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Hanoi (VNA) – A meeting was held in Hanoi on November by the Vietnam – Azerbaijan Friendship Association to mark the 24th anniversary of the Vietnam – Azerbaijan diplomatic ties and the Association’s first founding anniversary (October 10).

Addressing the event, President of the Association Nghiem Vu Khai expressed his delight at the growing relationship between the two nations, saying that it is based on the traditional friendship between the two nations’ people.

The association has continuously worked to expand people-to-people diplomacy to keep up with the strategic partnership between the two nations, Khai said.

He highlighted the association’s upcoming key tasks, including working closely with the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Vietnam to organise celebrations of important anniversaries of the two nations, and strengthening cultural exchanges.

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Vietnam Anar Imanov highly valued the Vietnam – Azarbaijan friendship, and expressed his belief in the development of the association.

The Embassy has always welcomed activities to consolidate the traditional friendship between the two nations, he reaffirmed.-VNA