OSCE Minsk Group’s French co-chair to attend Baku European Games opening
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 5
By Jamila Aliyeva - Trend:
The OSCE Minsk Group's French Co-Chair Pierre Andrieu will be present at the opening of the Baku 2015 European Games on June 12, the French ambassador to Azerbaijan, Pascal Monnier, told reporters.
He also said the other two co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - from Russia and the US - were sent invitations to the games opening ceremony.
Baku 2015 is the first-ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent that 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.