Ambassador: Azerbaijan – very important partner for EU, Italy
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 15
By Anakhanum Hidayatova - Trend:
Azerbaijan is very important for the EU and Italy, Giampaolo Cutillo, Italy's ambassador to Azerbaijan, said March 15.
He made the remarks in Baku during the presentation of the twinning project financed by the EU.
"We continue to strengthen our relations," said Cutillo adding that Italy and Azerbaijan have a lot in common.
Azerbaijan is a young country, and Italy is relatively young independent country in the EU, he added.
Azerbaijan made very important contribution to the preservation of Italy's heritage, according to the envoy.
The presentation of the EU-funded twinning project for the Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism was held March 15 in Baku.
The project's aim is to modernize legal policy and management system in the culture sector, according to the ministry.
The cost of the project is 1.2 million euros and it will be implemented by Italy's Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism.
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