BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 10. Azerbaijan and Astrakhan region of Russian Federation are cooperating on issue of opening branded stores of Astrakhan in Baku, Governor of Astrakhan region of Russian Federation Igor Babushkin wrote on Telegram, Trend reports.
"We are open to cooperation with Baku in the sphere of shipbuilding within the framework of industrial cooperation. We are ready to build small-sized dry cargo ships, chemical carriers, ferries and tankers," publication said.
Astrakhan and the Absheron economic region of Azerbaijan are preparing to sign a cooperation agreement. The signing of an agreement on twinning between Baku and Astrakhan is envisaged. This document is at the stage of approval, Babushkin added.