Turkish president meets Azeri PM, MPs in Baku

Turkish President Abdullah Gul met with Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade in Baku.

Turkish president meets Azeri PM, MPs in Baku

 

Turkish President Abdullah Gul met with Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade in Baku on Tuesday.

Gul's meeting with Rasizade took place at the Park Hyatt Hotel and was also attended by Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz.

Gul is in Azerbaijan upon an invitation by his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev.

On Monday, Gul visited Azerbaijani National Assembly in Baku.

Gul and an accompanying delegation met with Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker Oktay Esedov and several Azerbaijani MPs.

Gul said his talks in Azerbaijan were very fruitful.

Turkey and Azerbaijan signed the Commercial and Economic Cooperation Agreement in 1992 and the agreement to encourage mutual investments in 1994. The two countries also signed the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement in 2007. Trade volume between the two countries was calculated as 2.59 billion USD in 2008.

Turkish exports to Azerbaijan amounted to 1.66 billion USD while its imports were 925 million USD.
 

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