Secretary General of Council of Europe to visit Azerbaijan

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Baku, Azerbaijan, April 11

By Sabina Ahmadova - Trend:

A delegation led by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland will visit Azerbaijan from April 23 to April 24, a source at the Council of Europe told Trend on April 11.

The purpose of the visit is to discuss the prospects for cooperation between the Council of Europe and Azerbaijan, as well as the issues regarding Azerbaijan's chairmanship in the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

It is also expected to announce the official start of the Council of Europe's action plan for Azerbaijan, which covers the period from 2014 to 2016.

During the visit, it is planned to hold meetings between Jagland and Azerbaijani officials, including the chairman of Milli Majlis (parliament of Azerbaijan), the country's foreign minister and justice minister.

Translated by L.Z.

Edited by S.I.

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