Azerbaijan and Argentina have signed a framework agreement on the use of outer space for peaceful purposes.
The document was inked as Azerbaijani Communications and High Technologies Minister Ali Abbasov visited Argentina.
Abbasov met management of INVAP, Argentina`s leading high technology company, which laid out its strategy of action in Azerbaijan.
The visit also saw the Azerbaijani Minister have a meeting with president of Argentina`s National Space Activities Commission. Abbasov was informed on the Commission`s activities to develop technologies for the peaceful use of outer space.
The Minister also visited headquarters of State telecommunications company ARSAT. The company`s management expressed interest in building cooperation with Azercosmos.
Abbasov then met Argentina`s Minister for Science, Technology and Productive Innovation. The Argentine Minister praised the Azerbaijani government`s attention to development of high technologies. The Minister said Argentina was interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in manufacturing knowledge-based economic products. The Argentine Minister also proposed launching joint high technology enterprises.
The two countries also reached agreement to organize the first Azerbaijan-Argentina high technologies forum as part of Bakutel exhibition in December.