A preferential trade agreement between Turkey and Azerbaijan will be signed shortly, Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said Thursday.
"The deal will be signed during the Strategic Cooperation Council meeting in the presence of both presidents," Pekcan said during her visit to Baku to meet her Azerbaijani counterpart.
Pekcan met with Azeri Economy Minister Mikayil Jabbarov in Baku. The two ministers later met with Turkish and Azerbaijani businessmen. Nail Olpak, chairman of the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK), also took part in the meeting.