Azerbaijan, Belarus keen to expand economic coop



Azerbaijan and Belarus have discussed the expansion of trade and economic cooperation, Azernews reports, citing the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers and Belarus media.

The discussion took place during the meeting between Azerbaijan’s Prime Minister Ali Asadov and Belarus’s Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko, held in Baku.

During the meeting, participants expressed their satisfaction with the development of relations between Azerbaijan and Belarus in a variety of sectors and discussed the prospects for future cooperation in areas of mutual interest. “Relations between Belarus and Azerbaijan, based on the strong friendship between the leaders of our countries.—Azer News

and the two brotherly peoples, are in the nature of a strategic partnership. It is natural that the difficult global political situation has not had any negative impact on our relations. On the contrary, we have always supported each other in difficult times, and this tradition continues. Mutually beneficial economic cooperation is the flagship of further development of relations between Belarus and Azerbaijan,” Petrishenko said.

The deputy prime minister pointed out that the interest to expand trade and economic cooperation on equal and mutually beneficial terms was repeatedly expressed during bilateral meetings this year.

“Following the visit of the Prime Minister of Belarus to Azerbaijan in May, the meeting of the heads of government in Cholpon-Ata in August, as well as during the 12th meeting of the intergovernmental commission, held on June 1, we identified specific areas of cooperation in the economic sector and signed the relevant documents. Ensuring their implementation is one of the commission’s tasks,” Petrishenko stressed.—Azer News


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