Baku. 12 January. REPORT.AZ/ " Azerbaijan is a strategic partner for Romania and the relations between our countries are strongly developing in all fields"Report informs, this was stressed in the statement of the Romanian ambassador to Azerbaijan Daniel Cristian Ciobanu, made on the eve of the National Day of Culture of Romania, which is celebrated on January 15, the birthday of the great Romanian poet Mihai Eminescu.
Baku will host an event on January 15, the 165th anniversary of the birth of M. Eminescu in connection with the National Day of Culture of Romania. The events will be held at the monument to the outstanding Romanian composer Georgy Enescu in Baku, and then with the participation of officials of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan a ceremony of issuing a series of stamps depicting M. Eminescu will be held.
In his statement, the ambassador says also that Romania has been the second country in the world which recognized independence of Azerbaijan. Bilateral political dialogue and economic cooperation developed in 2014 very successfully. According to the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Romanian exports to Azerbaijan increased for 3 years in a row and reached in 2014 the highest level since Azerbaijan became an independent state (Romanian exports rose from 14.90 million U.S. dollars in 2011 to 23.99 million U.S. dollars in 2012 and 36.45 million U.S. dollars in 2013 to exceed 50.5 million U.S. dollars in the first 11 months of 2014).
In addition, the Romanian ambassador said Romanian culture is appreciated in