(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 19. Relations between
Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan can reach a new level of development,
Board Chairman of the Azerbaijani Center for Analysis of
International Relations Farid Shafiyev said on August 19 at a
meeting of the Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan Expert Council, Trend reports.
'The current geopolitical situation in the region allows
Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to increase bilateral trade, as well as
develop potential as regional transport and logistics hubs. In this
regard, it's necessary to emphasize the importance of developing
the Middle Corridor - the path from China to Europe,' Shafiyev
According to him, the establishment of fiber-optic
communications between the two countries, for which work is already
underway, as well as the expansion of the transportation of energy
resources via Azerbaijan through existing structures, play an
important role in the current agenda.
'Our countries need to work on expanding trade and mutual
investment. In this regard, the cooperation program for 2022-2026,
which is being developed, and the trading houses which have already
opened in both countries will contribute to the development of
bilateral relations in various fields,' he added.
On May 23, 2022, a memorandum on the establishment of the
Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan Expert Council was signed in Baku.
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