The US can play an important role in normalizing Armenian-Azerbaijani relations, opening communications, establishing contacts between people at a time when favorable conditions are being formed in the South Caucasus for establishing sustainable peace and economic progress, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said in a congratulatory statement to the President of the United States of America Joseph Biden, APA reports.

Aliyev says they believe that the United States can make a valuable contribution to the process of preparing a peace agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan based on the five principles presented by Azerbaijan.