Historical background to the document "Speech of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev at the meeting of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev with refugees temporarily settled in the dorm of the College of Communications named after G. Rasulbeyov (September 16, 1996)"

Heydar Aliyev sensitively approached the solution of difficult problems faced by the refugees and IDPs. He drew the attention of the leaders of foreign countries who visited Baku and made them meet the refugees and internally displaced persons.

One of such meetings was held during the visit of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who paid an official visit to Azerbaijan on 16-17 September 1996, discussed a number of issues of mutual interest with Heydar Aliyev. During the visit, important interstate documents, including an agreement on the principles of relations between the two countries, a joint statement on the Caspian Sea were signed by the presidents of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.

“90 Instants of the Great leader”, Heydar Aliyev Heritage research center, “Sharq-Qarb”, Baku-2013, p.79