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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 24
By Seba Aghayeva – Trend:
Foreign ministries of Azerbaijan and Moldova will hold political consultations on Feb. 27-28 in Baku, Moldovan Ambassador to Azerbaijan Gheorghe Leuca told reporters in Baku Jan. 24.
Leuca noted that the consultations will be held during the visit of Moldova’s Deputy Foreign Minister Lilian Darii to Azerbaijan.
The envoy also said that the meeting of the Azerbaijani-Moldovan intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation will be held in late February-early March 2017.
Moldova’s Deputy Prime Minister Octavian Calmac will visit Baku to take part in the meeting, added Leuca.
He noted that during the meeting, the sides plan to consider prospects of development of the trade and economic cooperation.
The diplomat emphasized that there is a need to renew the contractual and legal base with new documents.
As of today, 54 bilateral documents have been signed between the two countries, said Leuca adding that meanwhile, the work is underway on signing new documents.
The work on two documents is at the stage of completion, he noted, adding that these documents cover defense and migration spheres.
The ambassador added that Azerbaijan and Moldova are also working on the draft agreement in the transportation sphere and others.
Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Moldova amounted to $4.46 million in 2016 and $3.96 million out of this amount accounted for the goods import from Moldova, according to Azerbaijan’s State Customs Committee.