Azerbaijans stability and development is stability and development of entire Caucasus, Trend quotes Akino Yamanaka, deputy Foreign Minister of Japan, who was speaking July 14 in Baku at the briefing on the totals of bilateral meetings with Azerbaijans governmental officials.
Japan, she said, pays much attention to development of bilateral relations with Azerbaijan. Diplomat highly appraised democratization processes in Azerbaijan and transition to market economy. Normal development of Azerbaijans economy, she said, requires parallel progressing both oil and non-oil sectors. We are ready to help Azerbaijan and provide technical assistance to the government in personnel training.
Issues of regional an international nature, as well as economic cooperation development, Ms Yamanaka discussed with Prime Minister Artur Rasizadeh, Vice-premier Abid Sharifov, Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov and chief of Presidents Administration Novruz Mamedov.
Ms Yamanaka said Japan is ready to develop economic cooperation and implement new projects in Azerbaijan. В"In order to identify new economic opportunities, in the closest time an economic conference will take place with participation of the two countries businessmenВ", Ms Yamanaka said.
Speaking of the settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Japanese official stated Japans hope for its peaceful ending and settlement.