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Moldovan, Azeri officials broach bilateral cooperation

13:26 | 10.10.2022 Category: Official

Chisinau, Oct. 10 /MOLDPRES/- Priority issues on the Moldovan-Azerbaijani agenda and the possibilities to expand bilateral cooperation were addressed today in Baku at a meeting between Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilița and President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the government's communication and protocol department has reported.

The officials noted that the bilateral dialogue between the Republic of Moldova and the Republic of Azerbaijan experienced a positive dynamic during this year, based on mutual support and respect. At the same time, the sides stressed the importance to boost economic cooperation. They welcomed the holding of the 4th meeting of the Moldovan-Azeri intergovernmental commission for economic cooperation, after a 10-year break.

Gavrilița expressed Moldova's interest in exploring the Azerbaijani market for natural gas, fuel products, electricity and fertilizer production, to set purchase contracts and develop joint projects in the energy and agricultural sectors. At the same time, the official invited Azerbaijani businessmen to invest in electricity production capacities, processing agricultural products and in other fields of perspective.

"Our priority concern is strengthening the energy sector and ensuring the food security of the Republic of Moldova. We rely on Azerbaijan's openness to boost our trade relations and negotiate contracts on favorable terms," ​​the premier said.

Gavrilița thanked the Azerbaijani side for the constant support offered to the Republic of Moldova in the fight against the pandemic and the humanitarian assistance delivered in the context of the management of the Ukrainian refugee crisis.

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