France interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 28 / Trend HValiyev /
France is interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in the space industry, the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry reported.
The French side attaches great importance to cooperation in the space industry and launching a telecommunications satellite, the ministry reported.
Azerbaijani Communications and IT Minister Ali Abbasov and French Ambassador to Azerbaijan Gabriel Keller discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in this field.
Abbasov said Azerbaijan now considers new perspectives of ICT development as a means to expand cooperation.
Referring to France's interests in space and in launching a telecommunications satellite, Abbasov told Keller about the work undertaken in this direction.
Keller said Azerbaijan's cooperation with Arianespace will be mutually beneficia. The company is engaged in the production, operation and marketing of the Ariane launch vehicle and has launched into orbit 277 satellites.
Given the great potential for cooperation between Azerbaijan and France in many areas, Keller said he will make all efforts to further expand ties.
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