admin1 – April 29, 2015 – 1:08pm

President Gjorge Ivanov is paying a visit to Azerbaijan. On Tuesday he had a bilateral meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, and took part in the 3rd Global Forum titled “Building Trust in the Emerging World Order”.

The two heads of state agreed at their bilateral meeting that the excellent political relations should translate into better economic cooperation, higher trade and drawing of direct Azerbaijani investments in the Macedonian economy.

President Aliyev accepted the official invitation to pay a visit to Macedonia, while President Ivanov accepted the invitation to attend the opening ceremony of the European Games in Baku in June this year.

President Aliyev informed President Ivanov about the energy and gas pipeline projects being carried out and planned in the Caspian Sea Region (TAP and TANAP). The two officials agreed that consultations in this regard should be launched as soon as possible. Possible investments in agriculture and infrastructure, further cooperation on a multilateral scale, and the current situation in the regions of Southeast Europe and the Caspian Sea were also discussed.

President Aliyev congratulated his Macedonian counterpart on the economic reforms and results Macedonia has achieved.