President Isaac Herzog speaks with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev, and praises the decision to open an embassy in Israel.
The Azerbaijani parliament on Friday approved the proposal to open the embassy.
“This is a great step forward for our excellent ties with Azerbaijan, an important friend and strategic partner,” says Herzog.
Israel has had an embassy in Baku since 1992.
Last month, Defense Minister Benny Gantz held an official visit to Azerbaijan, where he met with his Azeri counterpart, Zakir Hasanov, along with Aliyev.