Finland could be reliable trade partner for Azerbaijan: President

Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Sweden with concurrent accreditation to Finland Adish Mammadov presented his credentials to President of Finland Sauli Niinisto.

The president congratulated Mammadov on his appointment, and expressed confidence his mission would give new impetus to the cooperation between the two countries, AzerTag state news agency reported.

Mammadov conveyed Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s greetings to the President of Finland.

The ambassador said his country attached importance to developing bilateral ties, noting there is large potential for cooperation, in particular, in the economic and humanitarian fields.

Mammadov said he would spare no efforts to boost these relations during his diplomatic mission.

President Sauli Niinisto, in turn, said he was aware of the successful economic processes in Azerbaijan.

He noted Finland was a country with great export opportunities and could be a reliable trade partner for Azerbaijan. The president expressed confidence the two countries would maintain mutually beneficial cooperation in the years ahead.

Mammadov gave full insight into the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno Karabakh conflict. The diplomat had a comprehensive exchange of views with the Finnish President on the military-political conflicts in the former Soviet space.