PM: Latvia wants to expand economic cooperation with Azerbaijan (UPDATE)
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Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.29 / Trend/
Latvia wants to move and expand the economic cooperation with Azerbaijan, in particular to facilitate trade and investment, Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis said during a round table at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy in Baku on Thursday.
"We are also looking forward to expand cooperation in the field of education," he said.
He said there is quite large potential for discussions in this field.
"We support the dialogue between the EU and Azerbaijan, and we support the EU's engaging in the Eastern Partnership. There is a good possibility to use even more twinning projects and good possibility for cooperation in this sphere by using the EU funds," he underlined.
During the discussions the energy issues were also touched upon.
The representative of the Latvian delegation stressed that the partnership in energy sphere is one of key topics of the discussions between the countries.
He said that Azerbaijan is a big energy player in the region. Latvia is interested to have more vision of events in the region.