Latvian president's official visit to Azerbaijan being prepared: ambassador

Azerbaijan Materials 11 June 2009 14:04 (UTC +04:00)

zerbaijan, Baku, June 11 / Trend , S. Agayeva/

Priorities of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Latvia will be discussed in Baku in August during Latvian President Valdis Zatlers' official visit, Azerbaijani ambassador to Latvia Tofiq Zulfugarov said.

Latvian president will visit only Azerbaijan in the region, Zulfugarov said over telephone from Riga.

Zatlers will be accompanied by government members and a group of Latvian businessmen who plan to discuss opportunities to enhance cooperation with Azerbaijani counterparts, ambassador said.

A number of documents on bilateral cooperation are expected to be signed during the visit.

Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee said trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Latvia totaled $7.86 million in 2008.