Solyom stressed at the meeting that Hungary considers Azerbaijan
a strategic partner in the Caucasus region. Hungary wants to work
together with Azerbaijan towards an Azeri gas and oil supply route
to Europe, envisaged to go through Hungary, Solyom said, adding that
Hungary is also a participant in the European Union’s Nabucco gas
Solyom and Aliyev also discussed potential in bilateral economic
ties, especially Hungarian investment in Azeri agriculture projects.
The Azeri president arrived in Budapest earlier in the day on a
two-day official visit to Hungary.