Azerbaijan and Ukraine discuss joint production of An-178
Azerbaijan and Ukraine are interested in developing the military-technical cooperation, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev said.
President Aliyev said at a joint press conference with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Baku that it is important to establish a joint industrial complex between the two countries.
Ilham Aliyev added that Azerbaijan and Ukraine are interested in implementing the Odesa-Brody project for oil transportation. “We have seriously discussed the Odesa-Brody project because Azerbaijan supplies large volumes of oil to the European market," he said.
The presidents also discussed the possibility of creating a joint venture for production of An-178 aircraft in Azerbaijan.
“One of the most promising projects are supplies of Ukrainian An-178 transport aircraft to Azerbaijan and joint production of these aircraft in future, in particular in the territory of Azerbaijan," APA citing Poroshenko as saying.