Baku, Azerbaijan, May 5
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
Azerbaijan is an important country for Japan, said Tanaka Kazunori, director general of the international bureau of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party, speaking to reporters May 5 in Baku.
Japanese delegation is in Azerbaijan at an invitation of the country's ruling New Azerbaijan Party.
Azerbaijan and Japan have great potential for cooperation, said Kazunori.
"Japan is cooperating with Azerbaijan mainly in the energy and oil sectors," he noted. "I hope that henceforth relations between the two countries will deepen in IT, science, industry and others."
Kazunori added that Azerbaijan is an attractive country for private companies.
"I hope the relations between the two countries will develop in that sphere too," he said.
The Japanese politician also expressed his hope for future deepening of cooperation between the two countries' parliaments.