AZERBAIJANI PRESIDENT HOLDS MEETINGS IN STRASBURG
Cihan News Agency, Turkey
June 25 2014
BAKU – 25.06.2014 09:50:17
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, who is on a
working visit in France, has met with President of the Parliamentary
Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Anne Brasseur in Strasbourg.
PACE President Anne Brasseur welcomed Azerbaijani President Ilham
The head of state signed the guestbook of the Council of Europe.
The parties discussed the current state and prospects of cooperation
between Azerbaijan and PACE.
The parties also exchanged views over the work done in the fields
of human rights and democratization in Azerbaijan, as well as the
events to be arranged under Azerbaijan’s presidency of the Committee
of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
On the same day, President Aliyev met with Secretary General of the
Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland in Strasburg.
They discussed the priority issues during Azerbaijan’s presidency of
the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
President Ilham Aliyev spoke of democratic development processes and
reforms carried out in this field in Azerbaijan in recent years.
The parties exchanged views over the issues related to the settlement
of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Ilham Aliyev also met with president of the European Court of Human
Rights Dean Spielmann in Strasbourg.
President of the European Court of Human Rights Dean Spielmann welcomed
President Ilham Aliyev.
The parties discussed the issues related to cooperation between
Azerbaijani law enforcement agencies and the European Court of Human
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress