Azerbaijan, Macedonia discuss prospects for developing cooperation

Istanbul, July 29, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan and Macedonia have discussed prospects for developing bilateral cooperation as ambassador to Turkey and Macedonia Faig Baghirov met with the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov in Skopje.

They hailed the current level of political relations between the two countries.

The two emphasized the importance of deepening political relations in terms of the development of economic cooperation.

They highlighted great potential for cooperation between Azerbaijan and Macedonia in all spheres, particularly in economic, trade, tourism and transport areas.

Ambassador Baghirov highlighted the international energy and transport projects implemented by Azerbaijan. He thanked the government of Macedonia supporting Azerbaijan`s territorial integrity and sovereignty.

Macedonian FM Dimitrov said he is aware of the prestigious Azerbaijan-hosted events, adding that Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov attends the forum organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center on a regular basis. He pointed out that the continuous contacts of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov make a significant contribution to the development of political dialogue between the two countries.

The sides expressed their readiness to revitalize a bilateral consultation plan between the foreign ministries of both countries in order to expand and develop cooperation in political, economic and consular areas.

Ambassador Baghirov extended Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov's invitation to his Macedonian counterpart to pay a visit to Baku.

Sabir Shakhtakhti

Special Correspondent

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