Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend I.Alizade / The Chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Oktay Asadov, holds meetings in Strasburg.
"The visit took place in regarding the invitation of the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Rene van der Linden," the Press Secretary of Azerbaijan Parliament, Akif Nasirov, said earlier.
Asadov will meet with the PACE President, Rene van der Linden, representatives of the PACE political groups, Chairman of PACE Ad Hoc Committee for Nagorno-Karabakh, British parliamentarian Lord Russell Johnston, PACE co-rapporteur for Azerbaijan, Andreas Herkel, Chairman of AGO Monitoring Group, Chairman of PACE Committee for Political Affairs, Abdulgadir Atesh, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Terry Davis.
"The meetings will focus on strengthening the mutual relations," Nasirov said. In addition, the Azerbaijani delegation headed by Asadov will visit permanent representation of Azerbaijan to the Council of Europe.
The Azerbaijani Speaker will be accompanied by the Head of Parliament's council, Safa Mirzayev, employees of the council and members of the Azerbaijani delegation who will participate at the autumn session of the Council of Europe.
The PACE autumn session takes place and will conclude on 5 October in Strasburg. The session's agenda does not include any questions regarding Azerbaijan.