Latvia urges Azerbaijan to use its transport infrastructure

21 May 2016 11:06 (UTC+04:00)

Uldis Augulis, Latvian transport minister, called Azerbaijani representatives for cooperation in the transport sector, the Latvian media reported May 20.

Augulis was participating in the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, on May 17-19.

During the meeting with Transport Minister of Azerbaijan, Ziya Mammadov, Augulis said that Latvia and Azerbaijan had built good and constructive relations in road hauling and aviation but called for increased cooperation, urging Azerbaijan to use the Latvian transport infrastructure for exports to the EU.

According to the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee, the Azerbaijan-Latvia trade turnover amounted to $2.87 million in January-April 2016. Some $2.63 million of this amount accounted for import of goods from Latvia.

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