MP: Development of ties with Italy may help expand Azerbaijan-EU relations

MP: Development of ties with Italy may help expand Azerbaijan-EU relations

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 21

By Ilhama Isabalayeva - Trend:

The development of ties with Italy, a member of the EU, may contribute to the expansion of Azerbaijan’s relations with this structure, Azerbaijani MP Musa Gasimli told Trend Feb. 21.

Having said that the state visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Italy is important from several points of view, the MP noted above all that this is one of the successful steps in Azerbaijan’s foreign policy.

Gasimli reminded that Italian-Azerbaijani relations have deep historical roots.

“Back in the Middle Ages, Italian travelers were in Azerbaijan and showed interest in the country,” said the MP. “In 1918-1920, certain relations were established between Azerbaijan and Italy and until 1922 there were political and diplomatic ties of various kinds. During the Soviet period, the Azerbaijan SSR through the central power maintained relations with Italy. Some types of products manufactured in Azerbaijan were supplied to Italy, certain cultural ties existed.”

Gasimli noted that in 1991, after Azerbaijan regained state independence, opportunities emerged to establish direct ties with Italy.

The MP added that of course, the visit of Azerbaijan’s National Leader Heydar Aliyev to Italy opened a new page in the relations between the two countries.

“After this visit, the legal framework of Azerbaijani-Italian relations was expanded and cooperation began to develop in various fields,” said Gasimli. “In subsequent years, thanks to efforts by President Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijani-Italian relations have risen to a whole new level.”

Reminding that Baku and Naples are twin cities, the MP noted that the Azerbaijani-Italian relations have great prospects.

Gasimli added that the talks held by the Azerbaijani president in Rome once again show the presence of these prospects.

“Italy is one of the seven most influential countries in the world, having weight in world politics and economics,” the MP said. “Italy is one of Azerbaijan’s most important trade partners. Visit by President Ilham Aliyev to Italy shows the presence of great potential and prospects for bilateral relations, therefore, I believe that this visit of the head of state will give more dynamics to the development of relations between the two countries and will reveal new promising areas for cooperation.”

On Feb. 19, President Ilham Aliyev paid a state visit to Italy, and on Feb. 20, the head of state held a number of official meetings in Rome.

On the same day, after the meeting between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and President of the Italian Council of Ministers Giuseppe Conte in an expanded format, a ceremony of Azerbaijani-Italian documents exchange was held.

The Italy-Azerbaijan Business Forum will be held in Rome Feb. 21.

Import of Azerbaijani products by Belarus up in 1Q2021
Import of Azerbaijani products by Belarus up in 1Q2021
Kazakhstan KazMunayGas sees decrease in oil production at major fields
Kazakhstan KazMunayGas sees decrease in oil production at major fields
Global oil consumption set to rise by over 2 mb/d in Q2
Global oil consumption set to rise by over 2 mb/d in Q2
Loading Bars
Latest
US looking to jointly produce Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid vaccine in India, talks on with SII
India's focus must be how to come out of current COVID crisis, says Canadian Envoy
Import of Azerbaijani products by Belarus up in 1Q2021
Kazakhstan KazMunayGas sees decrease in oil production at major fields
New Covid-19 cases in India have peaked, shows Cambridge tracker
US Working Closely With India On Covid Crisis: White House Official
Egypt Sends 30 Tonnes Of Covid Medical Aid To India
Pm Modi, Boris Johnson To Hold Virtual Summit, Uk To Ship 1000 More Ventilators To India
Azerbaijan - unique space where there is interreligious harmony, cooperation, says Azerbaijani president
Global oil consumption set to rise by over 2 mb/d in Q2
EIA expects Brent price to decrease in second quarter
UK warns on sustainability of post-Brexit N.Ireland trade rules
LNG shipments from Qatar to UAE to resume, signalling improving ties
Oil & gas contracts down in number, rise in value
EIA revises down forecasts for Azerbaijan’s petroleum production
U.S. east coast to rely on petroleum inventories before main pipeline operation resumes
Austria, Georgia eye to implement projects in animal husbandry
WB to allocate Kyrgyzstan $ 20 mln to purchase coronavirus vaccines
Immunization with Sinovac in Georgia likely to begin in May
Iran-Pakistan border markets to be functional in few months
Cyberattack steals info of one million in Turkey’s Konya
Border police deployed in some Israeli cities amid Arab riots
Pipeline outage causes U.S. gasoline supply crunch, panic buying
Global renewable energy growth over 20 years peaks in 2020 - IEA
South Korea mulls commercial use of Northern Sea Route
Bahrain approves emergency use of Russia’s Sputnik Light vaccine — agency
Forum in New Zealand focuses on New Zealand-China economic cooperation, development opportunities
WHO head claims as global COVID cases drop to 630,000 per day
US Department of Energy retains forecast for Brent oil price at $62.3 per barrel in 2021
Samsung sees pandemic-led appliances boom extending run to rest of year
Next meeting on electoral reform to be held on May 14-16
Central Bank of Azerbaijan allocates funds to support financial literacy
Turkish State Mine Administration opens tender for rental of vehicles
Lending to electricity sector in Azerbaijan increases
Kazakh KazMunayTeniz to buy diesel fuel via tender
Iran's Petropars Company orders equipment from local manufacturers
Turkey reports over 14 400 COVID-19 cases
Some of children may be taken to Moscow for treatment after school shooting in Kazan
UN chief condemns Kazan school shooting
Gaza block collapses after Israeli strike, rocket hits Tel Aviv building
Kazakhstan supports solution of Palestinian-Israel conflict by peaceful means
Georgia likely to receive Novavax and Johnson & Johnson vaccines in July
Kazakhstan’s liquids production down in March - OPEC
COVID-19 cases decrease in 80 provinces in a week
Iran, Afghanistan discuss Afghan peace process
Israeli PM says to increase strikes against Gaza militants
Arab FMs kick off emergency meeting on Jerusalem tensions
Hamas and Israel step up attacks as Jerusalem unrest ignites Gaza
No need to evacuate people injured in Kazan school shooting to Moscow
Сompetition season of 2021 successfully started - European Gymnastics President
Identification of victims in Kazan school shooting completed
26 COVID-19 patients dead allegedly due to oxygen shortage in India's Goa
Japan's COVID-19 patients in "serious condition" hit fresh record high
Azerbaijani president, first lady express condolences to president of Tatarstan
President Aliyev expresses condolences to Russian counterpart
Iran's Energy Exchange announces products to be on sale on May 12
Bahar Azadi gold coin price continues to rise in Iran
Foreign investors waiting for decision related to FATF in Iran – official
Azerbaijani journalists view State Border Service's Military Hospital in liberated Gubadly (PHOTO)
Demand for OPEC crude in 2021 revised up
Turkish export of electrical goods to Azerbaijan drops
Shares of Kazakhstan's KAZ Minerals delisted from stock exchange
Export Development Bank of Iran to provide loans to startup companies
Data on cargo shipment through Turkish Kocaeli port over 1Q2021 revealed
Kazakhstan reports increase in new housing prices
Azerbaijan's ADIF continues compensating depositors of closed banks
Turkey sees increase in cement exports to Georgia
Cargo movements in Iran’s Shahid Rajaee port increase
OPEC marks increase in Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil exports
Guaranteed wheat purchasing from farmers in Iran continues
Iran to inaugurate new airport in Kurdistan Province
Iran to build new factory at Amirabad port
OPEC revises up forecasts for Azerbaijan’s liquids supplies in 2021
Azerbaijan reveals number of vaccinated citizens for May 11
Azerbaijan confirms 514 more COVID-19 cases, 1,306 recoveries
Iran reveals COVID-19 data for May 11
Iran’s PMO unveils volume of cargo transportation via Abadan Port
Iran shares unemployment data
Georgia export to Germany increased by 40%
Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan eye accelerating implementation of roadmap for industrial co-op
FDA to attract funds to support reforms in Uzbekistan
Uzbek-Chinese JV opens tender for spares for gas pumping units
Iran starts mass production of coronavirus vaccine
Russia boosts steel imports from Turkey
Volume of cargo shipment via Turkish Karabiga port in 1Q2021 revealed
Renewables to account for 90% of total global power capacity increases in 2021-2022
Annual renewable capacity additions reach highest level since 1999
Oil dips as pipeline outage fears ease, India weighs
First batch of Sputnik V vaccine arrived in Azerbaijan just a few days ago, more significant shipments expected later this month - Russian FM
Statements reeking of revanchism, are very dangerous, first of all for Armenian side - President Aliyev
Restriction on movement likely to ease in late May in Georgia
Since end of hostilities, we transferred all prisoners of war - President Aliyev
Azerbaijan shows goodwill in matters related to humanitarian issues - President Aliyev
Post-conflict situation, of course, dictates need for closer contacts at all levels - President Aliyev
Heroization of Nazism in all its forms - unacceptable - Azerbaijan FM
Gaza escalation weighs on shekel
Issue of unblocking transport in region must be prioritized - Azerbaijani FM
Humanitarian issues must be resolved as quickly as possible - Russian FM
Russian FM notes key factor in normalizing situation in Karabakh
Russia highly appreciates work of trilateral group of deputy prime ministers of three countries - Russian FM
All news