France, Strasbourg, 18 April / corr. Trend A. Maharramli/ An exchange of views on various aspects of the current cooperation were held in Strasbourg with Luis Maria de Puig, the President of Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE), said Samad Seyidov, the head of the Azerbaijani parliament mission in PACE.
During the meeting held on 17 April, Puig did not rule out the possibility of visiting Azerbaijan. An exchange of opinions is currently being carried out in this regard, Seyidov said. "We would like the new PACE president to establish closer ties with Azerbaijan and we have every opportunity in this regard," Seyidov added.
Azerbaijan was admitted into the Council of Europe in January 2001.
Luis Maria de Puig was elected PACE President on 21 January 2008.