Ambassador: Azerbaijani president expected to visit Kazakhstan (UPDATE)
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Azerbaijan, Baku, March 30 / Trend E. Ostapenko /
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is expected to visit Kazakhstan this year, Kazakh Ambassador to Azerbaijan Serik Primbetov said at a press-conference in Trend news agency.
He said the date of the visit is being coordinated through diplomatic channels.
"The two countries have great potential and wide sphere for mutually beneficial cooperation in all areas," he said. "These summits are important and necessary to successfully implement agreements."
The bilateral cooperation is expected to be discussed in the oil and gas, trade shipping, and agrarian spheres during the meeting. The ambassador said the export of Kazakh grain to Azerbaijan increased four times from 250,000 tons to 1 million tons in 2010 compared to 2009.
The presidents will also discuss the cultural and humanitarian spheres and the "Great Silk Road" project.
At present, the relevant documents are considered.
This is the return visit of President Aliyev to Astana. Last November, President Nazarbayev visited Azerbaijan within the participation of the heads of the Caspian littoral countries in the summit.