KIEV, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, on Friday signed a Joint Declaration on strengthening the strategic partnership between their countries, Zelensky's press service said.
"The document confirms the readiness of the parties to deepen the strategic partnership, in particular through the implementation of specific projects in areas of mutual interest," said a statement on the Ukrainian presidential website.
The agreement also stipulates further strengthening cooperation in the defense industry by completing current and developing new joint projects.
During their meeting, the two leaders also signed five agreements on cooperation in agriculture, energy, trade and land management, said the statement. ■