Baku, Azerbaijan, May 25
Strategic partnership between Russia and Azerbaijan is important both in terms of the bilateral cooperation and stability in the South Caucasus, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
He made the remarks during the press conference following the negotiations with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov in Moscow.
Lavrov said that the economic relations between the two countries are developing, the trade turnover has reached its historic high and increased by 12 percent compared to 2014.
"Positive dynamics is observed this year as well," he added.
Many Russian regions have relations with Azerbaijan, said Lavrov adding that preparations for the sixth Russian-Azerbaijani forum in Ekaterinburg are underway.