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    The Azerbaijani leader underscored that cooperation is the only way to defeat terrorism.

    BAKU (Sputnik) — Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev called on Monday for the enhancing of joint efforts in coordination of fight against terrorism.

    "Risks and threats of international terrorism are growing. Only by cooperation we can defeat global terrorism. We are calling for international cooperation in fight against terrorism," Aliyev said at the trilateral summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

    The three leaders met in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku earlier in the day.

    Aliyev, Putin and Rouhani discussed a wide range of pressing international issues, including Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and multilateral cooperation, particularly in trade, banking, energy and transport.

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