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Azerbaijan, Latvia eye cooperation

17 March 2017 [13:35] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade  met with President of the Republic of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis on March 16, who attended the 5th Global Baku Forum.

The sides discussed prospects for Azerbaijan-Latvia cooperation in political, economic and other areas, Azertac reported.

Rasizade hailed political ties between the two countries and stressed that cooperation between Azerbaijan and Latvia is developing successfully.

The Prime Minister said there are good opportunities for expanding the bilateral bonds.

Speaking about the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Rasizade stressed that the conflict must be resolved in accordance with the norms of international law and on the basis of Azerbaijan's territorial integrity and inviolability of borders.

Azerbaijan-Latvia relations are developing yearly and reciprocal visits play a huge role in taking bilateral relations forward. . Both countries are full members of the Council of Europe and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

Azerbaijan recognized the independence of Latvia on 30 August 1991. Latvia recognized the independence of Azerbaijan on 8 January 1992.

The main goods exported from Latvia to Azerbaijan consist of animals, metal, food, and chemical products. Mineral and food products are mainly imported from Azerbaijan.


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