The North-South project can be further developed, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said at a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Baku on Friday.

He said that the main focus is on expanding transport and communication links in the region: “In this regard, the North-South project is important. This project has shown its effectiveness and can be further developed.”

FM Bayramov noted that Azerbaijan and Russia have developed economic cooperation, and Azerbaijan has economic relations with more than 70 Russian entities.