Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan
During her official visit to Azerbaijan on Monday, Croatian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign and European Affairs Minister Marija Pejcinovic Buric opened the new Croatian embassy and a business forum in the capital city Baku, according to the total-croatia-news.com website.
She met with her counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, Prime Minister Novruz Mammadov, and Speaker of Parliament Ogtay Asadov.
Croatia supports Azerbaijan’s negotiations with the EU aimed at concluding a comprehensive bilateral agreement on cooperation and strengthening of cooperation within the Eastern Partnership, according to a statement from the Croatian Foreign Ministry.
Trade between Croatia and Azerbaijan in 2018 amounted to 407 million dollars, an increase of 62% from 2017.
News source: www.total-croatia-news.com