The Russian analytical information agency Vestnik Kavkaza and Azerbaijani News Agency Trend signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of information.
The document was signed by Trend Director General Ilgar Huseynov and Vestnik Kavkaza Chief Editor Alexei Vlasov.
Based on the document, the parties will regularly exchange online news and analytical materials, as well as photographs on the latest developments in domestic and international life in their countries. The parties also intend to cooperate closely in organizing and providing information support for visits of heads of states and official delegations, as well as other interstate events and activities held in the territory of the two countries.
"The signing of this agreement is a good evidence testifying that strengthening of the Russia- Azerbaijan relations is realized in different areas, including the exchange of information and development of mutually beneficial cooperation between the journalistic communities of the two countries," Vlasov said at the signing ceremony." I am pleased that the authoritative and reputable agency Trend, which enjoys well-deserved recognition not only in Azerbaijan and Russia, but throughout the world, is our partner."
Vlasov expressed hope that the agreement signed today will be implemented in specific joint projects in the very near future.
"Vestnik Kavkaza" is one of the dynamically growing news resources of Russia, Huseynov said. "We hope that the partnership between our news resources will enable us to realize even deeper mutual exchange of news between Russia and Azerbaijan, to carry out joint training of journalists. I hope that the further deepening of cooperation between our news resources will enable even brighter coverage of the situation in the Caucasus," Huseynov said
Vlasov and Head of the Caucasian Centre under the Russian State Humanitarian University, Ismail Agakishiyev answered the journalists' questions in the Trend office.
Vestnik Kavkaza is a daily news website covering the traditions and contemporary life of the vast Caucasus huge region. Vestnik Kavkaza sets itself the challenge to provide efficient information about events in the region, to present commentaries by analysts, to speak about the cultures of the many peoples of the Caucasus and to familiarize readers with well-known personalities from this region in the worlds of politics, economics, the arts and sport.
Founded in 1995 as an independent media outlet, Trend Agency is a leading news provider in the Caucasus and Caspian region. The portal www.Trend.Az produces articles in five languages, including English, Russian, Azerbaijani, Persian and Arabic. Trend offers clients high-quality multimedia materials, analytical feature articles highlighting major political and economic developments and financial articles from top agency experts. The articles cover the latest political and economic developments in Azerbaijan and other countries in the Caspian region, Central Asia and some CIS countries.