Historical background to the document "Statement of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev at a press conference in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (July 11, 1994)"

On July 9-13, 1994, Heydar Aliyev visited Saudi Arabia. During his visit Heydar Aliyev held negotiations with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the late King Fahd, leaders of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the Islamic Development Bank, the Islamic World League and other officials, paid the Umrah to Kaaba, entered the temple of Kaaba.

A General agreement on cooperation in the field of economy, trade, investment, technology, culture, youth, and sport between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was signed, a joint statement on the results of the visit was adopted during the visit.

“90 Instants of the Great leader”, Heydar Aliyev Heritage research center, “Sharq-Qarb”, Baku-2013, p.36