BAKU: BSEC Supports Azerbaijan’s Application For Holding 2016 Olympi

BSEC SUPPORTS AZERBAIJAN’S APPLICATION FOR HOLDING 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES IN BAKU

Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan
Dec 12 2007

During the 30th session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea
Economic Co-operation (BSEC) in Tbilisi, the participating countries
supported Azerbaijan’s application for conducting 2016 summer Olympic
Games in Baku, Novosti-Georgia reported.

During press-conference on 12 December, the Chairman of the Georgian
Parliament, Mikhail Machavarani, highlighted the importance of
making a decision, saying that six months ago in Bulgaria, the BSEC
Parliamentary Assembly confirmed the Olympic application of Russia.

Armenian delegation voted against Azerbaijan’s application. The
Armenian side explained it through the issue that it is unacceptable
to hold Olympic Games having conflicts.

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