The Joint Communiqué expresses the desire of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Independent State of Samoa to promote mutual understanding and cooperation between their countries and peoples.
The document also stresses that the Governments of both States are guided by the Charter of the United Nations and the generally accepted norms and principles of international law, in particular those relating to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of States and non-interference in their internal affairs.
The Joint Communiqué was signed by Permanent Representatives of both countries to the United Nations Yashar Aliyev and Ali’ioaiga Feturi Elisaia.
Samoa is a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, which has enjoyed political stability since becoming the first island country in the South Pacific to gain independence in 1962. Despite the country growth was severely affected by 2009 Tsunami and the more recent Cyclone Evans of 2012, Samoa has one of the best managed economies in the Pacific region.