Azerbaijani President: Azerbaijan is Ready to Allocate its Territory for Unhindered Transport of Cargo From Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan, Astana / Trend corr. К.Кonirova / Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan are to increase turnover between two countries from $ 200mln to $1bln. "Despite the turnover between our countries has increased almost by two times and makes up $200mln, this figure does not respond to the potential which possess both countries. We aim at increase of turnover between our countries by $1bln on the first stage," The President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, said during the joint press-conference with the Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev.
The President of Azerbaijan has been in Kazakhstan from 7 August to 8 August with an official visit. The heads of the countries held negotiations tete-a-tete with participation of delegation. Seven bilateral documents have been signed.
Both presidents noted that there have never been differences between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan neither in policy nor in economy spheres. "General history, culture and establishment of independent state connect us with each other, I.Aliyev noted.
Three of the seven documents signed during the meeting in Astana, envisages development of cooperation in oil sphere, particularly, transporting of Kazakhstan goods, oil, gas and grains to the world market via Kazakhstan corridor.
" Azerbaijan is very interest as a transporting territory due to which we have agreed on participation in the project of Baku-Tbilisi-Jeyhan, as well as on gas projects and railway transmitting via Azerbaijan and Georgia to the Black Sea., Nursultan Nazarbayev said. N.Nazarbayev noted that both countries were ready to cooperate in all directions, to establish joint enterprises and development of trade.
I.Aliyev noted that Azerbaijan was ready to render its territory for unhindered transporting of cargo from Kazakhstan. "Concerning transport and energy projects, which link us, Azerbaijanis ready to render free way for transporting of energy resources and cargo," I.Aliyev said.