Portuguese FM to visit Azerbaijan (UPDATE)
Editor's note: Background added in last paragraph
Azerbaijan, Baku, September 21 / Trend S. Agayeva /
Portuguese Foreign Minister Luís Filipe Marques Amado will visit Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov invited his Portuguese counterpart to visit Baku this week during the Sixty-Fifth Session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
Amado thanked Mammadyarov for the invitation and promised to visit Azerbaijan this year.
The ministers also discussed the possibility of holding joint business forums to strengthen the economic relations between Azerbaijan and Portugal.
Amado already visited Azerbaijan in July, where he met with President Ilham Aliyev.
During the visit, Amado signed an agreement on ministerial consultations, and initialed a document on visa-free travel for citizens with diplomatic and service passports.