BAKU, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Azerbaijan and Slovenia signed here a series of documents Wednesday at a business forum to expand bilateral cooperation in economic and other fields.
"Azerbaijan attaches great importance to cooperation with European countries, including Slovenia," Azerbaijani Minister of Economic Development Shahin Mustafayev said at the opening of an Azerbaijan-Slovenia business forum.
"Currently the political relationship between the two countries is at a high level and based on the principles of friendship and mutual interests," Mustafayev added.
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa told the forum that bilateral cooperation in the economic and trade areas has great potential.
"Effective use of existing facilities and expansion of ties between entrepreneurs of the two countries will play an important role in development of trade and economic relations between Azerbaijan and Slovenia," Jansa said.
Along with Azerbaijani and Slovenian officials, over 200 entrepreneurs working in various fields, such as information and communication technology, industry, energy, tourism, healthcare, education, sports, food industry, pharmaceutics, culture and consulting services, attended the forum.
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