Azerbaijan, Mexico discuss cooperation in legal, judicial areas

By: Amina Nazarli

Azerbaijan and Mexico discussed the bilateral cooperation in legal and judicial spheres in Baku on October 27.

Ambassador of Mexico to Baku Rodrigo Labardini met with the Chairman of the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan, Ramiz Rzayev.

The ambassador was informed about the court building, construction of which was completed in 2009. The diplomat was acquainted with the halls of session, conference hall, library and canteen of the court.

The sides discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, as well as ties connecting two countries and the interest that Mexican culture caused in Azerbaijan.

The sides expressed the necessity of the cooperation in law, along with, economical and cultural areas.

Rzayev expressed his gratitude for the monument to memory of the victims of Khojaly Genocide established in Mexico.

He further gave information about judicial system in the country, the procedure of election of judges and reforms carried out in this sphere.

Both sides expressed the mutual interest to further strengthen the cooperation between Supreme Courts of both countries.

Mexico recognized Azerbaijan’s independence in 1991 and diplomatic relations between the two countries were established in 1992.

Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Mexico opened in 2006. Diplomatic representation of Mexico was established in Azerbaijan in 2014.

Azerbaijan attaches great importance to the development of relations with Mexico. Relations are actively developing in all directions, including in culture.

In 2012, Mexico hosted the Day of Azerbaijani culture. Earlier this August, Baku hosted the Holidays of Mexico, the event sought to get Azerbaijanis acquainted with the cultural traditions and the national cuisine of Mexico.