Lithuania ready for new phase of cooperation with Azerbaijan in parliamentary sphere: Vice Speaker
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 24 / Trend T.Konyayeva /
Lithuania is ready for a new phase of cooperation with Azerbaijan in the parliamentary sphere.
"The aim of the visit to Azerbaijan is to initiate a new project on Azerbaijan and the EU cooperation," Lithuanian Seim Vice-Speaker Ceslovas Stankiyavicus told journalists in Baku on Sept. 24.
According to Stankiyavicus, Lithuania appreciates of its being selected the main candidate for the execution of this project on the Unification of Azerbaijani legislation with the European. "We plan to start a new phase of cooperation between the Azerbaijani parliamentarians and our representatives as part of this project. We are glad for opportunities to cooperate with Azerbaijani parliamentarians on an equal footing," Stankiyavicus said.
It all is planned under the project aimed at the progress of Azerbaijan, the vice-speaker added.
Stankiyavicus arrived in Azerbaijan on Sept. 23. During his four-day visit, Stankiyavicus plans to hold meetings with the chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Ogtay Asadov and members of the parliamentary friendship group, as well as at the ministries of foreign affairs and economic development. The sides will discuss prospects of cooperation.
On Sept. 24, the vice-speaker visited the grave of Azerbaijani National Leader Heydar Aliyev and the Alley of Martyrs.
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