US continues to be interested in strategic partnership with Azerbaijan

  17 October 2017    Read: 407
US continues to be interested in strategic partnership with Azerbaijan

US has been and continues to be interested in a strategic partnership with Azerbaijan, including a mutually beneficial commercial relationship, said the US ambassador to Azerbaijan Robert Cekuta.

He made the remarks while addressing the Amcham meeting in Baku Oct. 17.

The ambassador pointed out that US assistance to Azerbaijan over the past 25 years exceeds $1.3 billion, including extensive support for economic development in rural areas.

Cekuta further added that his country's engagement with Azerbaijan on the economic front has been extremely strong, while the US has supported Azerbaijan's non-oil diversification efforts.

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