Russian president to visit Azerbaijan this week (UPDATE)
The Kremlin Press Service announced today that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will visit Azerbaijan on Sept. 2-3, RIA Novosti reported.
The president will sign agreements on the state border and the rational use of the Samur River, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Trend in an interview yesterday.
"As the foundation of our partnership, economic cooperation is important in all summits and in any negotiation, even despite the crisis, which affected our trade and economic ties," he said. "Now the situation has improved and trade turnover has increased. Sound investment projects are being implemented in industry, transport and banking."
He added that the presidents will also likely discuss humanitarian relations.