Azerbaijan intends to participate in the financing and construction of this strategic project through SerbiaSource : http://www.balkans.com/open-news.php?uniquenumber=118171
Michael Roberts - 02.09.2011
Serbia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Vuk Jeremic said yesterday in Baku, after talks with top officials of Azerbaijan that they discussed economic cooperation between the two countries.
Jeremic said in a statement to the agency Fonet that they discussed the construction of Corridor 11 and that Azerbaijan intends to participate in the financing and construction of this strategic project through Serbia.
The talks also touched on several major investments in state-owned enterprises in Serbia, the Minister said and expressed hope that Azerbaijan will be one of the biggest investors in Serbia by end 2012.
Jeremic also announced a meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation for late this year, which will be of great importance not only for relations between the two countries but also for the Serbian economy and the Western Balkans.
The Minister recalled that Serbia and Azerbaidjan have friendly relations and stressed that Azerbaidjan has reaffirmed its support to the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia.
During his stay in Baku, Jeremic met with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Prime Minister Arthur Rasizadeh, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Minister of Economic Development Shahin Mustafayev.
Source: Serbian Government
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