Baku, July 23, AZERTAC
US principal deputy assistant secretary of State Richard Hoagland has said Azerbaijan plays an important role in New Silk Road project as he held a press conference in Baku.
He said the aim of his visit was to hold discussions on New Silk Road project. Richard Hoagland highlighted the prospects of the project. The principal deputy assistant secretary noted that US companies made great investments in Azerbaijan.
On regional processes, Hoagland hailed the deal on Iran`s nuclear program as "a historic agreement". He said the International Atomic Energy Agency would work on the technical aspects of the agreement in upcoming six months.