During the unofficial visit of Lithuanian delegation headed by vice-speaker of Seym Gintaras it held several meetings and saw some historical places of Azerbaijan, Mr Stepanavichus told Trend in his exclusive interview.
В"We wanted to know Azerbaijan better and see its realities. Last time ties between our countries got deeper, we developed mutually beneficial cooperation. I think Azerbaijan and Lithuania have share common aims. In this connection our visit to Azerbaijan is not occasionalВ", he said.
В"In autumn Lithuania is opening its embassy in Azerbaijan. We also know Azeri embassy is opening in Lithuania next year. Probably these issues will be discussed and solved during Azeri presidents visit to LithuaniaВ", he added.
At the same time Mr Stepanavichus said Lithuanian public knows a little about Azerbaijan. В"Time to time some news appear, their number bigger with time due to increase of mutual cooperationВ", he said. Vice-speaker also mentioned Azeri diasporas passivity in Lithuania.