Ukrainian president to visit Azerbaijan

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych will on Thursday arrive in Azerbaijan on an official visit, according to an announcement on the presidential website.

Yanukovych is expected to meet with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev and other officials. The heads of state will discuss prospects of bilateral and regional cooperation and sign a number of documents.

According to Azerbaijani data, bilateral trade in 2010 exceeded $1.35 billion. In the first quarter of 2011, trade totaled $325 million, a 35% growth year on year.

BAKU, April 28 (RIA Novosti)

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