Date for International Commission between Azerbaijan and Moscow Fixed

Business Materials 1 October 2007 19:31

Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. I.Khalilova / The meeting of the international commission on economic co operations is planned to be held on October 4 in the same day with the Day of Moscow in Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers reported on 1 October.

Ludmila Shvetsova, the deputy mayor of Moscow, will lead the delegation.

The delegation will also include representatives of business-economic unions of Moscow.

It is planning to hold economic, humanitarian and cultural events.

One of the relevant issues included in the agenda will be the assessment of trade economic-relations, Yuri Shedrin, the trade representative of the Russian Federation, said.

Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Moscow made up to $465mln in 2006.

Presently, Azerbaijani and Russian experts are developing the project of the protocol.

Moscow is highly interested in import of food products from Azerbaijan.

Yagub Eyubov, the first Prime Minister, leads the Azerbaijani delegation.