CoE Committee of Ministers chairmanship goes to Azerbaijan

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Baku, Azerbaijan, May 6

By Sabina Ahmadova - Trend:

Today Austrian capital of Vienna hosts the 124th session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE).

Azerbaijan is represented at the session by a delegation led by Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.

During the session, the chairmanship to the CoE Committee of Ministers will be transferred from Austria to Azerbaijan.

Elmar Mammadyarov is scheduled to talk about Azerbaijan's priorities throughout its chairmanship period.

The session will also focus on democracy, human rights and rule of law in Europe, CoE politics regarding neighboring regions, cooperation with the EU and other issues.

Azerbaijan's chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will start on May 14.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by S.I.

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