(MENAFN) Russia is exploring with Azerbaijan the potential of launching joint projects related to the tourism sector, while mulling over an initiative in the North Caucasus region.
Discussions are being carried out between the Azerbaijani State Tourism Agency and Russian partners, as revealed Kenan Guluzade, Head of the public relations department of the agency.
"At the moment, the parties are discussing details of upcoming joint projects, the implementation of which may begin before the end of 2019," the official stated.
"Both sides are interested in close cooperation in the tourism sector, especially given the great potential that has not been used enough to date," Guluzade noted.
He added: "the projects are aimed at creating new tourist routes between Azerbaijan and Russia, as well as at developing a resort and sanatorium sector."