BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 14
Despite COVID, despite the pandemic, and for the first time in seven years trade turnover has reached a record breaking high of almost one billion dollars, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said during a joint statement with the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Trend reports.
"At the same time, we understand that this is not the limit. As evidenced by the new ambitious goal that we have determined which is to double the bilateral trade by 2024. I hope we can do that. We also seek to increase the amount of bilateral investment in a number of joint large-scale projects, including the participation of Azerbaijani companies in the great construction program, in infrastructure projects as well as the participation of the Ukrainian companies in Azerbaijani projects to which Mr. President has invited us and also the construction of new infrastructure objects in Ukraine. Separately, during the meeting we discussed the prospects of Azerbaijani businesses and the great privatization. I look forward to the active participation of our partners which will open prospects for new and mutually beneficial projects," he said.