The president of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko together with the spouse Katerina on Thursday morning left with two-day official visit to Azerbaijan.
As reports press - service of the president, carrying out the first meeting of Council of presidents of Ukraine and Azerbaijan becomes key action of visit.
The agenda of meeting included such questions: state and development prospects торгово - economic cooperation between Ukraine and Azerbaijan; interaction of two countries in a question of creation of Kaspiysko - Chernomorsko - the Baltic power transit space; state and cooperation prospects in toplivno - the power sphere and actions for increase of energy security; cooperation in voyenno - technical and space branches.
Within visit Yushchenko's meetings with the president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and the head of parliament of that country Oktayem Asadovym are planned.
During visit signing of a number of bilateral documents, in particular, the Road map Ukrainian - the Azerbaijani cooperation is planned for 2009-2010, the Protocol on modification of the intergovernmental Agreement about voyenno - technical cooperation of March 24, 1997; the document of interregional cooperation, and also the plan of consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of both countries for 2009-2010.
On April 10 Yushchenko plans to act at the Baku Slavic university, and also to take part in the opening ceremony of a memorial board on the house in which in 1919-1920 there was the first diplomatic mission of the Ukrainian National Republic in Azerbaijan.
As a part of the Ukrainian official delegation - century the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Handogy, the Minister of Defence Yury Ekhanurov, the deputy minister of economy Natalia Boytsun, the deputy head of the secretariat of president Andrey Goncharuk, authorized the president on international issues of energy security Bogdan Sokolovsky.
Also Vadim Chuprun, the first deputy director general of National space agency Valery Komarov, the head Volynskoy were a part of delegation the ODE Nikolay Romanyuk, the rector of the Kiev National university of T. Shevchenko Leonid Gubersky the deputy главыя boards of NAK "Naftorgaz of Ukraine".