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Italy keen to boost commercial links with Azerbaijan

Italy’s Minister of the Economic Development Carlo Calenda met his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov in Rome on Thursday.
By Staff reporter 21 April 2017 0 25580

Italy’s Minister of the Economic Development Carlo Calenda met his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov in Rome on Thursday.

The ministers reiterated the strong industrial and commercial bonds between their two countries, especially in the energy sector.

They agreed it is in the interest of Italy and Azerbaijan to strengthen their economic partnership beyond the energy sector, in industries such as food farming, textiles and machine design.

The two countries have been brought closer in the recent years by the development of the Southern Gas Corridor, which will connect...