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Cuba and Azerbaijan Discuss Agreement to Train Specialists

HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 17 (acn) Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla met on Thursday in Baku, Azerbaijan, with Prime Minister Artur Rasi-zade and with the president of the local Parliament, Ogtay Asadov, with whom he discussed a cooperation agreement to train specialists from both countries.

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During the talks with Rasi-zade, both sides highlighted the importance of identifying areas of economic cooperation, particularly in the sectors of medicine and energy.

In this regard, they spoke of the possibility to train Cuban specialists of the oil sector in Azerbaijan and doctors from that former Soviet republic in Cuba.

Meanwhile, during the meeting with the parliamentarian leader they agreed on the excellent state and continuity of friendship ties between the peoples of the two nations.

Earlier on Thursday, the Cuban FM met with his counterpart of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadiarov, and with the president of that country, Elham Aliev, with whom he analyzed the need to strengthen economic cooperation.

Last October, Cuba’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Oscar Perez-Oliva toured several republics of the former Soviet Union, including Azerbaijan.

On that occasion, they analyzed the possibility to establish cooperation in the fields of communication, energy, food and other products.

In the meantime, the minister of Tourism and Culture from Azerbaijan, Abulfaz Garayev, met in Havana with Cuba’s Deputy FM Dagoberto Rodriguez in March 2010 on the occasion of the Third Session of the Cuba-Azerbaijan Joint Commission.

Bilateral relations between Cuba and Azerbaijan were strengthened with Mammadiarov’s 2006 visit to Havana and the opening of embassies in the two countries.

Rodriguez Parrilla will also visit Ukraine and Belarus.

Source
Cuban Agency News
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