Baku, May 21, AZERTAC
Director General of Belarussian Grodno tobacco factory Yuri Chernishev has said the factory is interested in increasing tobacco import from Azerbaijan. A Belarusian delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Rusyi had a meeting with Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev. Chernishev said that presently his factory imports tobacco from Azerbaijan, but wants to increase the volume.
Minister Mustafayev hailed relations between Azerbaijan and Belarus as successful, adding that there were ample opportunities for expanding the bilateral cooperation.
Belarussian Deputy Premier Rusyi noted that his country pays special importance to cooperation with Azerbaijan.
The parties discussed joint production of agricultural equipment in Azerbaijan, as well as export of cotton and cotton products, tobacco as well as a number of other agricultural products from Azerbaijan to Belarus.