German journalists informed about 1st European Games
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 1
German journalists have been informed about Baku 2015 First European Games, Azerbaijani embassy in Germany said.
The embassy hosted a meeting with 20 members of the German Journalists Association.
During the meeting, the guests watched a film about the First European Games. They were informed about the preparation process for the Games and the development of Azerbaijan's sports infrastructure.
Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Germany Parviz Shahbazov talked about the history and the current status of relations between the two countries, their cooperation in various spheres, as well as the two working visits of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Germany from early 2015.
Baku 2015 is the first-ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent which will take place on June 12-28, 2015.
There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.
Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.
Edited by CN