Italian FM to pay a visit to Azerbaijan


December 22, Fineko/abc.az. Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov invited Angelino Alfano, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, to visit Baku.

According to a statement from the Foreign Ministry, Azerbaijani and Italian FMs to hold a telephone conversation on Thursday.

"Minister Elmar Mammadyarov invited his counterpart to visit Azerbaijan and Angelino Alfano welcomed the invitation," the statement reads.

The sides had broad exchange of views on further development of economic and trade relations and noted that Italy is the main trade partner of Azerbaijan among the EU member-states.

Minister Mammadyarov also congratulated his counterpart on the occasion of assuming the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in 2018 and wished success to Italy in this regard.