Baku, Azerbaijan, July 14
The sale of AN-178 aircraft to Azerbaijan will be among the most promising projects, said Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko.
He made the remarks while making press statement jointly with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev in Baku July 14.
Poroshenko said he is very satisfied with his visit to Azerbaijan.
“I can sincerely say that I was deeply impressed by the visit. Baku is a city that includes ancient history and modernity in itself,” said Ukraine’s president. “The city’s largeness shows the power and greatness of Azerbaijani people.”
Poroshenko said he walked on Baku streets and visited the Old City (Icheri Sheher).
He further noted that the National Leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev was the founder of modern Azerbaijan.
Poroshenko said Azerbaijan has turned into such a prosperous country thanks to Heydar Aliyev’s activities, and all countries reckon with Azerbaijan on international arena.
He also expressed gratitude to Ilham Aliyev for high-level organization of the 5th meeting of the Council of Azerbaijani and Ukrainian presidents.
Poroshenko further touched upon the prospects for cooperation between Azerbaijan and Ukraine in economy.
“I believe the sale of AN-178 aircraft to Azerbaijan will be one of the most promising projects, and establishing their joint production here, in Azerbaijan, is also an interesting project,” he said. “I think it will be an interesting project for discovering new markets.”
“We discussed our cooperation in the fuel and energy sector,” said Poroshenko, explaining that the discussions were on using Azerbaijan’s resources and Ukraine’s transit resources.