Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Latin American countries Mammad Talibov met with the newly elected President of Colombia Gustavo Petro.
“Report”according to the news, the ambassador said this on his Twitter account.
M. Talibov noted that he conveyed the best wishes of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to the President of Colombia.
“We talked about the importance of our bilateral relations and cooperation in various fields, including the economic potential,” the ambassador noted.
Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Latin American countries previously participated in the swearing-in ceremony of the new President of Colombia.
In Colombia, Gustavo Petro, who was elected as the President of the country from the “Historical Pact” coalition of leftist parties, began to exercise the powers of the head of state on August 8.
He is the first President representing the left forces of Colombia. In the elections held on June 19, 50.4% of voters voted for Petro. His main rival, Rodolfo Hernandez, who represents the “League of Rulers Against Corruption” political movement, received 47.3% of votes.