BAKU: Azeri foreign minister, Council of Europe head meet in Strasbo

Azeri foreign minister, Council of Europe head meet in Strasbourg

Turan news agency
13 May 04

Baku, 13 May: Issues of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the Council
of Europe were discussed in Strasbourg yesterday by Azerbaijani Foreign
Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Council of Europe Secretary-General
Walter Schwimmer.

The sides exchanged their views on Azerbaijan’s progress in fulfilling
its commitments to the Council of Europe.

The press service of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry has told Turan
that Mammadyarov, in the presence of Walter Schwimmer, signed the
protocol on amending the 1977 convention on fighting terrorism.

On the same day, Mammadyarov attended the first part of the 114th
session of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers.

On the evening of 12 May, Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers
held a meeting at the representative office of France in the Council
of Europe. The meeting was also attended by the co-chairmen of the
OSCE Minsk Group.

Nothing is reported about the details of the meeting.