Azerbaijani FM makes speech at PACE

Azerbaijani FM makes speech at PACE
# 23 June 2014 16:38 (UTC +04:00)

APA’s European correspondent reports that the FM spoke about the programs of the events to be held in Baku over this period. He drew attention to the combating corruption and noted that Baku will host a special event on this subject.

Mammadyarov highlighted the importance of the first European Olympics to be held in Azerbaijan for the country. He also said that Azerbaijan has a practice in intercultural and interreligious dialogues and an event will be held in September in Baku. He noted that the Action Plan adopted between Azerbaijan and the Council of Europe will be discussed again and the CE will hold a special meeting on social solidarity in Baku at the level of ministers.

Moreover, touching upon the Ukraine crisis, Mammadyarov stressed that the presidential election in this country has been held peacefully, at high level and accordingly to the international norms. Speaking about status of Kosovo, the Minister mentioned that a number of member states shared various positions and said that the CE should share neutral position in this issue.

Thereafter, E. Mammadyarov answered questions of the PACE members.

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