Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.3
By Seba Aghayeva - Trend:
Azerbaijan and Hungary will sign an agreement on strategic partnership, Peter Szijjarto, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary said on Nov.3.
He made the remarks at a joint press conference with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
Szijjarto said that it is expected to sign this agreement during the upcoming visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Hungary. "We have high expectations from Azerbaijani president's visit."
"Azerbaijan is the strategic partner of Hungary and the economic relations between the two countries develop rapidly," Hungarian minister said, adding that the trade turnover between the two countries have increased by 17 percent.
Szijjarto said Hungary also attaches great importance to cooperation with Azerbaijan within the EU Eastern Partnership program.