Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 7 / Trend /
Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has today met deputy chairperson of the France-Caucasus friendship group, head of the France-Azerbaijan working group, senator Mrs. Nathalie Goulet and her accompanying delegation.
The first lady said the adoption of a French law criminalizing the denial of the so-called Armenian genocide caused concerns in the Azerbaijani society.
Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva thanked Mrs. Goulet and other senators for their just position during the discussion of the law at the French Senate.
She expressed hope the Constitutional Council wouldn`t approve the law, adding "because it contradicts democracy and freedom of speech".
Mrs. Nathalie Goulet expressed hope the efforts of the friendship group would yield results.
She also expressed confidence bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and France would continue to develop.
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