Baku, October 26, AZERTAC
AZERTAC and Cuban Press Latina Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation.
The agreement was signed by Chairman of the Board of Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) Aslan Aslanov and editor-in-chief of Prensa Latina News Agency Orlando Oramos. The Memorandum envisages the exchange of information and experience between the two agencies. The agencies will mutually spread news from Azerbaijan and Cuba in English and Spanish.
Speaking at a meeting held at AZERTAC, Aslan Aslanov underlined that this agreement would play a role in spreading objective information about friendly countries Azerbaijan and Cuba and bringing the two nations together.
Prensa Latina News Agency was founded in 1959. As the country`s main source of news, it spreads news in five languages – Spanish, English, Russian, Italian and Portuguese. The agency has bureaus in 30 countries.
Cooperation between AZERTAC and Prensa Latina will give impetus to the spread of news about Azerbaijani realities to Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America.
Orlando Oramos Leon noted that Prensa Latina is interested in close cooperation with AZERTAC, adding that they have been waiting for the signing of this memorandum for a long time. The editor-in-chief underlined that cooperation will pave the way for the exchange of reliable news about the two countries.
They also stressed the importance of experience of AZERTAC`s chairmanship in News Agencies World Congress (NAWC), Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA), mutual challenges of media and the 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement.
Orlando Oramos Leon responded to questions from the audience.
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