Baku hosts official meeting ceremony for French President Francois Hollande (PHOTO)

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 12

By Seymur Aliyev - Trend:

French President Francois Hollande, who arrived on an official visit to Azerbaijan, was officially welcomed in the country on May 12.

A guard of honor was lined up for the distinguished guest on the square, decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and France.

The head of the honor guard reported to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

Azerbaijani president met French President Francois Hollande.

The head of the honor guard reported to the French president.

The national anthems of France and Azerbaijan were also performed.

The heads of two states reviewed the honor guard, and the French president welcomed Azerbaijani soldiers.

Representatives of Azerbaijani state and government were introduced to the President Francois Hollande, and the members of the French delegation were introduced to the President Ilham Aliyev.

The guard of honor passed before the heads of two states accompanied by a military march.

The presidents also posed for official photos.

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