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Agriculture Minister to visit Germany

17 January 2007 [22:59] - TODAY.AZ
A delegation led by Ismat Abbasov, Azerbaijan's Minister for Agriculture, has left for the Federal Republic of Germany to take part in the international Green Week exhibition on food, agriculture and gardening industry to be held in Berlin on January 18-28.

The visit also aims at signing a joint document between the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection and the Azerbaijan Ministry of Agriculture on support for improving the System of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures in Azerbaijan as part of Azerbaijan's acceptance into the World Trade Organization.

Within the frameworks of Green Week, Minister Ismat Abbasov will participate and deliver a speech in "Agriculture and bioenergy" East-West Agroforum.

Besides, at a meeting with Horst Seehofer, Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, he will discuss priorities for future cooperation in the agrarian field between Azerbaijan and Germany.

The delegation will also have meetings with Russian and Ukrainian ministers for agriculture and other officials. AzerTAg

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