Historical background to the document "From the talk of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev with the leader of Palestine Yasser Arafat (Tehran, December 8, 1997)"

Heydar Aliyev was one of the heads of the former Soviet Union when he met Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian leader. Their next meeting took place at the Casablanca Summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference.

When Heydar Aliyev was participating in the eighth Summit of OMC in 1997 from December 9 till 11 he met Yasser Arafat again and they discussed the mutually interesting issues.

“90 Instants of the Great leader”, Heydar Aliyev Heritage research center, “Sharq-Qarb”, Baku-2013, p.107