At the meeting held with members of the business council of Movement of the Enterprises of France (MEDEF) in Paris on March 13, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev called the French companies to cooperate with Azerbaijan and noted the presence of opportunities for that in many areas, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the press service of the President of Azerbaijan.
Touching the significance of the Southern Gas Corridor project, the Head of State noted that Azerbaijan plays a leading role in implementation of this largest investment project in Europe. President of Azerbaijan said that this project is a new source of gas for consumers. President Ilham Aliyev emphasized that Azerbaijan, which plays a role of bridge between Europe and Asia, holds important positions in cargo transportation as well. He stressed the importance of the three-sided format Azerbaijan-Iran-Russia in this issue and told about the construction of the sea port in Baku.
“Our relations with France are of importance”, President Ilham Aliyev said and emphasized that Presidents of France Nikolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande had visited Baku. The Head of State emphasized that business relations are of big importance for bilateral relations.
At the end of the meeting Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC and Thales Air Systems SA signed a memorandum of understanding.
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