Rome, October 26, AZERTAC
Italy-based Sicilia Journal has published an interview of Azerbaijan's newly-appointed Honorary Consul to Sicily and Calabria Domenico Coco.
Sharing his impressions about his visit to Azerbaijan, Domenico Coco noted that he felt at home in Azerbaijan.
It is worthy to visit Azerbaijan to study its economic and cultural potential, he added.
Highlighting a number of similarities between Azerbaijan and the region of Sicily, the Honorary Consul emphasized that Baku hosted a number of prestigious events, including the First European Games. He mentioned that the Formula 1 (F1) the European Grand Prix races to be held in the country in 2016.
A large number of Italian companies are operating in Baku, a city which combines traditions with modernity.
He drew attention to the Heydar Aliyev Center designed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, adding it made a deep impression on him.
Touching upon the relations between the two countries, Mr. Coco noted that realization of TAP project will contribute to expanding Azerbaijan's ties with Europe, including Italy.