The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, stated at the meeting with the Director of the European Bureau of the Foreign Ministry of Japan, Chikakhiro Kharada, that Azerbaijan attaches great importance to the co-operation of Japan and is interested in studying its experience in the economic sphere.
The Minister highlighted the high level of political relations of the two countries, saying that the positions of the two countries are same in many questions. Mammadyarov called on the business people of Japan to establish co-operation with Azerbaijan, saying that favorable conditions have been created in the country for this purpose.
Mentioning that Japan selected new directions in foreign policy, Kharada said that the Government of Japan will strengthen support for countries fighting for democracy and market economy. According to him, a list of these countries also includes Azerbaijan.