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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 21, 2003
Statement by the Press Secretary
Visit by President Aliyev of Azerbaijan to Washington
President Bush Will Meet with President Heydar Aliyev of Azerbaijan at the White House on February 26, 2003. Azerbaijan is a key partner in our efforts to combat terrorism, strengthen global energy security, and foster a just and lasting settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Our countries are also partners in advancing political and economic reforms in Azerbaijan that will strengthen the country.
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