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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Visits Azerbaijan

By Nazrin Gadimova December 22, 2016


Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin / Reuters

A delegation led by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin met Friday with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to discuss cooperation in a range of spheres. The delegation also took part in a meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation between the two nations. During this meeting, Deputy PM Rogozin expressed appreciation of Russia's strategic partnership with Azerbaijan. He further added that Russia remains one of Azerbaijan’s main trade partners and ranks third in foreign trade turnover, following Turkey and Italy.