BAKU: President receives French Senator

President receives French Senator

Assa-Irada, Azerbaijan
Feb 8 2005

Baku, February 7, AssA-Irada — President Ilham Aliyev received
French Senator Emerie de Montesque on Monday.

Aliyev expressed his satisfaction with the rapidly developing bilateral
ties in different spheres and stressed the active involvement of French
companies in several energy projects implemented in Azerbaijan. The
President also elaborated on the visit by the OSCE fact-finding mission
to the occupied Azerbaijani regions in order to hold monitoring on
the settlement of Armenians there. He underlined that France, as a
co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, is playing an important role in
the Upper Garabagh conflict settlement.

Montesque, in turn, said that multi-faceted relations between
Azerbaijan and France are developing rapidly, pointing out that
President Aliyev’s meetings held during his visit to France were
very fruitful.*

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress