Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received Mikayil Jabbarov, Azerbaijan’s economy minister, in his office on Monday, with talks centered on energy cooperation.
PM Orbán said Hungary’s energy security has been enhanced thanks to Azeri natural gas storage in Hungary which began in July. The meeting was also attended by Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Márton Nagy, the minister of economic development. Several Hungarian companies are expanding in Azerbaijan, and more Hungarian investments there are also on the horizon. Regarding the reconstruction of Karabakh, Azerbaijan has designated the settlement entrusted to Hungarian companies for reconstruction, it said. PM Orbán also noted the 200 scholarships Hungary offers to Azerbaijani students pursuing their studies in Hungary.
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