Vice Speaker meets European MP
On 25 May Valeh Alasgarov, the deputy chairman of the Milli Majlis [Azerbaijani parliament] met with the MP of the European Parliament, also the Vice President of the Socialist Group of the European Parliament, Yohannes Svoboda and people accompanying him, the Milli Majlis told Trend.
Alasgarov noted that Azerbaijan is interested in the development of relationships with all international relationships, including the European parliament. He said that the country possesses rich natural wealth, in particular hydrocarbon reserves. Delivery of Azerbaijani oil and oil products to the European markets assumes special importance for both sides.
Svoboda said that his visit targets conduct of talks on the development of bilateral relationships, expansion of the relationships. The guest underlined the importance attached to Azerbaijani oil worldwide.
They also had exchange of opinion on possible expansion of opportunities for Azerbaijani oil export to European market, as well as perspectives for development of bilateral relationships.