Ilham Aliyev: Trade turnover increase indicates to recovery of Azerbaijan, Russia economies (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 1
The increase in trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Russia indicates to the restoration of our economies, mutual interest, said President Ilham Aliyev at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Tehran Nov. 1.
“We have met several times this year and our meetings always lead to good results, because we give new momentum to the development of relations. We are very delighted that in the economic sphere, the trade turnover is increasing after certain complex processes,” said President Aliyev. “This indicates that there is great mutual interest between business entities, and the increase in trade turnover is an indication of the recovery of our economy and presence of mutual interest.”
The president noted that Azerbaijan and Russia cooperate in all spheres – humanitarian, economic, energy, transportation, military and technical spheres.
He expressed satisfaction that today’s meeting took place as part of the trilateral summit, which is a very important event of global scale.
This cooperation is based on deep historical roots, mutual interests of the two countries on international arena, and mutual support, said the Azerbaijani president.
The head of state expressed confidence that the important issues, to be discussed at the trilateral summit, will give a new impetus to the strengthening of relations.