The President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with the Italian Deputy Foreign Minister, Ch-chairman of the Joint Forum for Economical Co-Operation Famiono Kruchanelli, Trend reports.
Italy is one of the key economical partners of Azerbaijan, Aliyev said. According to the President, the co-operation between Azerbaijan and Italy has properly developed in the sphere of oil industry and it needs to expand into non-oil sector.
Kruchanelli mentioned the high level of the economical relations between Azerbaijan and Italy. According to him, Azerbaijan assumes a strategic importance for Italy from the point of view of energy. Expressing the interest of Italian companies in co-operation with Azerbaijan, the Italian Deputy Minister pointed out their contribution to the development of the bilateral relations.